Adv Coding Chapter 8 Terms
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a ligament injury
a muscle/tendon injury
ripping or tearing
Blood in joint
torn, ragged, mangled
forcible tearing or disruption
describes procedures that treat fractures by one of three methods: without manipulation, with manipulation, or with or without traction
a reduction which is an attempt to maneuver the bone back into proper anatomic alignment. The physician may bend, rotate, pull, or guide the bone back into position
Closed treatment without manipulation
a procedure in which the physician immobilizes the bone with a splint, cast, or other device but without having to manipulate the fracture into alignment first.
Closed treatment with manipulation
a procedure in which the physician has to reduce (put back in place) the fracture
used when the fracture is surgically opened (exposed to the external environment). In this instance, the fracture (bone) is open to view, and internal fixation (pins, screws, etc.) may be used
Percutaneous skeletal fixation
describes fracture treatment that is neither open nor closed. In this procedure, the fracture is not open to view, but fixation is placed through the skin across the fracture site, usually under x-ray imaging
Placement of wires, pins, screws, plates, or rods onto or into the bone to repair bones.
Also called skeletal fixation is a type of external fixation serves as attachments for traction devices.