6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- AKA "OSTEOSARCOMA" - The most common malignant bone tumor, with common sites being the distal femur, proximal tibia & the proximal humerus
- process of removing a small sample of bone marrow from a selected site with a needle for the purpose of examining the specimen under a microscope
- procedure in which a radioactive substance is injected intravenously and its uptake in bones is measured with a special scanning device
- abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.
- the process of blood cell formation
- abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
6 True/False Questions
yellow bone marrow → gradually replaces red bone marrow in adult bones, functions as storage for fat tissue and is inactive in formation of blood cells
open fracture → compound fracture; broken bone with an open wound
impacted fracture → occurs when a direct force caused the bone to break
lordosis → abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
osteoporosis → predominantly in females; fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.
DEXA → 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.