partial displacement of a bone end from its position in a joint capsule p.171
subluxation
type of fracture where the bone is compressed on its self p.173
impacted
type of fracture running across the bone at an angle other than 90 degrees p.174
oblique
weakening of done tissue due to loss of essential minerals, especially calcium p.175
osteoporosis
type of unipolar traction splint p.187
sager
common soft splint p.186
pillow
acute or chronic inflammation of the mall synovial sacs p.177
bursitis
thickened area that forms at the site of a fracture as part of the repair process p.176
callus
type of fracture that runs across a bones perpendicular to the bones orientation p.174
transverse
complete displacement of a bone end from its position in a joint capsule p.172
dislocation
a discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath p.170
ecchymosis
a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissues p.170
hematoma
a syndrome resulting from increased pressure within a confined body space, especially of the leg or forearm p.170
compartment
an "angina" of muscle tissue p.170
cramping
tearing of a joint capsules connective tissues p.171
sprain
, a fracture of the lower end of the radius in the wrist with a characteristic backward displacement of the hand p.194
colles
the most frequently fractured bone in the body p.193
clavicle
a pelvic fracture site p.191
pelvic ring
of displaced bone ends to their proper anatomical position p.190
reduction
type of fracture affecting pediatric patients p.202
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