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    the human body. The mechanical properties of bone tissues must be considered as very hard and lightweight material. Mechanical behavior of bone can be explained using composite method. Bone tissues are structural and supportive tissues of the body system. It is actually made up of the composite material which is the calcium phosphate in termed of hydroxyapatite that give bone their rigidity…

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    Midterm Case Study Essay

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    Alexia Gillis Midterm Case Study 1. A hemorrhage is an escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel. A fracture is any loss of continuity of bone. Proximal is situated close to or nearest the point or attachment or origin to the trunk of the body. Diaphysis is the shaft or central part of a long bone. 2. The humerus is a long bone located in the upper arm. It is classified as a long bone because the bone is longer than it is wide. The occipital bone is located on the posterior inferior part…

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    Osteoporosis Case Studies

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    Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is the gradual process in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue. They become less dense as tissue is lost and become weak and more prone to fractures. This may be due to a variety of factors and usually occurs during old age. Women are more susceptible to the development of osteoporosis. Women are more susceptible to developing osteoporosis, women are four times more likely to develop osteoporosis in their lifetime. Causes: Low oestrogen in…

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    Analyze the bone remodeling process and the minerals involved in that process. Distinguish among the twelve common bone markings and provide examples of in which bones and locations those markings are found. Condyle- it is a large rounded prominence fitting into a fossa. This type of bone marking is a process that forms joints forming i.e. the medial condyle of the femur (Mid Lands Tech, 2016). Crest- it is slightly risen with protruded ridges. This type of bone marking is a process to attach…

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    Middle/ Thoracic Spine The thoracic spine joins the cervical spine and extends down past the bottom of the shoulder blades, where it connects with the lumbar spine. The thoracic spine made up of twelve vertebrae, labelled T1-T12 is built for stability, holding the body upright and providing protection for the vital organs in the chest. The most common cause of thoracic back pain is due to muscular irritation or other soft tissue problems, caused by lack of strength, poor posture, prolonged…

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    Introduction A fall injuries are common in elderly throughout the life span, but the importance of a fall event depends on the person's age. Young children fall frequently but they only suffer injuries with bruises and bumps while for elderly they result in fractures, lacerations, sprains, dislocations and subdural hematomas. However, falls in elderly can also result in serious injuries or even death. Today, the risk managers take a more positive contact by raising alertness that put staffs at…

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    that their ribs are going to be beaded and deformed. Other long bones in their body also risk being deformed. Most people who died from type II OI die because of the fragility of their ribs, hemorrhages or even malformations of the central nervous system, and pulmonary hypoplasia which is the underdevelopment of the lungs which is usually developed at birth. As for type III, may suffer from skull deformity which result from the delivery of them as an infant. They also suffer from bone aches and…

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    Bone Metastasis Essay

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    by anomalous metabolic processes contagions and malignancies result in metastasis in the skeletal tissue. The most frequent organ affected by metastases besides lung and liver is bone. Most of of these metastases are caused by breast or prostate carcinoma. Majority of patients with metastatic conditions develop bone metastases that further leads to a pronounced morbidity and mortality as a result of skeletal-related events (SREs) which generally include hypercalcemia due to malignancy,…

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    What Is The Knee Joint?

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    The knee joint is classified as a type of synovial joint, which is one of the most common and complex joints found in the human body. The knee is a meeting point for the femur, fibula, tibia, and the patella. In order to maintain its flexibility and function, several other ligaments join the knee joint in order to keep the attaching bones in place. The knee is the joint where the femur and the tibia meet; the patella (kneecap) is made of bone and sits in front of the knee. The knee joint is a…

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    Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) or the stone man syndrome is a disorder in which the muscle tissue and connective tissue such as tendons and ligaments are gradually replaced by bone. The extra skeletal bone formation causes the person loss of mobility as the joint become affected. Overtime the person affected with FOP has difficulty difficulties breathing, speaking, and eating. Due to their eating problem they may experience malnutrition. Signs and symptoms of FOP can be observed as…

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