← Med term # 6 Test
3 Written Questions
3 Multiple Choice Questions
- Surgical breaking of an ankylosed joint to provide movement.
- Excision of bursa (a padlike sac or cavity found in connective tissue, usually in the vicinity of joints.
- Puncture of a joint space to remove accumulated fluid
2 True/False Questions
Closed reduction → Treatment of bone fractures by placing the bones in proper position (i.e., reducing the fragments without surgery.
Amputation → Excision of the posterior arch of a vertebra; most often performed to relieve the symptoms of a ruptured intervertebral (slipped) disk