6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- aka soft spots- is a space between bones of an infant's cranium that is covered by a tough membrane
- predominantly in females; fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.
- occurs when a direct force caused the bone to break
- gradually replaces red bone marrow in adult bones, functions as storage for fat tissue and is inactive in formation of blood cells
- the process of blood cell formation
- compound fracture; broken bone with an open wound
6 True/False questions
red marrow → dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, this procedure measures bone densitrty more accurately than dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.
osteomalacia → abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.
osteogenic sarcoma → abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.
DEXA → an abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column, aka swayback.
bone marrow aspiration → procedure in which a radioactive substance is injected intravenously and its uptake in bones is measured with a special scanning device
greenstick fracture → a fracture in which only one side of the shaft is broken, and the other is bent