1-Mary, a 70-years old female, fell on her right side and tried to minimize the severity of the fall by supporting her body with the outstretched right hand. She sustained a very common fracture type. Her wrist was drawn inwards (flexion), with a fracture of both radius and ulna. What is the name of this fracture? What would you suggest as treatment for this fracture type? What is the characteristic deformity that accompanies such fracture?
The name of fracture is forearm fracture. She needs to have a surgery to place them into properly position after that using a cast for few months while its getting heeled. The characteristic deformity that accompanies such fracture is swelling and pain.
2-John is 5-yeasr old. He fell from his bicycle when he tried to ride it by himself. He sustained a fracture of his left forearm bones that were bent at a 40 Degrees angle.
His Orthopedic surgeon suggested treatment.
a-What type of fracture did John sustain? The type of fracture that John sustain is greenstick fracture because the bone is bent.
b-What do you think the suggested treatment was? Getting a surgery to get the bone straight and use cast for few months for the bone to heel.
c-If the angle were to be 20 Degrees, how would the treatment have differed?
Due to the broken bone, he will still need a surgery for an alignment of the bone.
3-Karl, 80 years old, is consistently complaining of knee pain when he gets off bed, In the morning. After a few steps, the pain goes away.
a-What type of joint is the knee joint?
b-What movements can occur at this joint?
c-What important knee structure is frequently torn in athletes?
a. The knee joint is a synovial joint.
b. Movements can occurs at this joint are flexion, extension, abduction and adduction.
c. The important knee structure is frequently torn in athletes is patella because due to a lot of stretch of the weight.
4-Define the following terms, from your medical...