8th Grade-Chapter 1 Section 3 Diagnosing Bone & Joint Injuries

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fracture

break in bone

dislocation

bone comes out of joint

sprain

ligaments stretched too far

X-ray

film placed under area to be viewed- beam of x-rays emitted- pass thru skin & body tissue- absorbed in bone

MRI

patient placed in cylinder- exposed to magnetic energy

magnetic resonance imaging

MRI stands for ________________.

MRI

a method of taking clear images of soft tissues

lower cost

benefit of an X-ray over a MRI

repeated exposure could cause cell damage

negative effect of an X-ray

arthritis

disease of joints that makes movement painful

arthroscope

instrument used to look inside joint to see what's wrong

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