7th 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
Xray

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