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Musculoskeletal System (Week 3)
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Define skin traction
Traction on an extremity by means of adhesive type of strapping applied to the limb.
Describe a reduction
An application of a cranial halo is a form of ___________.
What type of graft is often taken from the upper thigh area?
Fascia lata grafts
What is a monitoring of interstitial fluid pressure?
Insertion of a device into interstitial fluid within the muscle
List the different types of fractures:
Avulsion, Simple (closed), Oblique, Comminuted, Open, Pathologic, Segmented, Transverse, greenstick, Impacted, Colle's fracture, Pott's fracture, Compression fracture of the vertebra.
Attempted reduction, which is an attempt to maneuver the bone back into proper alignment.
True or Flase. A hip replacement is coded based on the medical reason for the surgery.
What is an open fracture?
The fracture has broken through the bone cortex and the bone has been exposed
What are methods of treatment for a dislocation?
Applying gentle traction, rotating limbs while applying traction
Injection into joint.
What does ORIF stand for?
Open reduction with internal fixation.
What is segmental instrument?
The attachment of a fixative device at each end of the area being repaired and at least one other attachment in the spinal area being repaired
What are electrical or ultrasound stimulation used for?
What does ta bunionectomy correct?
A bunion on the greater toe
What is included in a fracture repair code in the musculoskeletal subsection?
Application and removal of the initial cast, splints, or strapping.
Why is an arthroscopy the desirable choice of treatment by physicians?
Is a diagnostic arthroscopy always included in a surgical arthroscopy?
Define free osteocutaneous.
Bone grafts that include the skin and tissue that overlie the bone
What are fractures codes based on?
Type of treatment.
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