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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. compound fracture; broken bone with an open wound
  2. a break that extends through the entire thickness of the bone
  3. aka soft spots- is a space between bones of an infant's cranium that is covered by a tough membrane
  4. where blood cell production occurs throughtout one's life.
  5. AKA "OSTEOSARCOMA" - The most common malignant bone tumor, with common sites being the distal femur, proximal tibia & the proximal humerus
  6. the process of blood cell formation

6 True/False questions

  1. DEXAdual-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.

          

  2. scoliosisabnormal lateral curvature of the spine

          

  3. greenstick fracturea fracture in which only one side of the shaft is broken, and the other is bent

          

  4. osteomalaciaabnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.

          

  5. talipesclubfoot

          

  6. bone scanan abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column, aka swayback.

          

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