Project #9107 - Pathophysiology16

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HCR240 Module 16 Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function

 

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1. Describe 6 different types of fractures. (12 points)

2. Differentiate between the different types of abnormal joint healing: malunion, nonunion, delayed union. (3 points)

3. Define: sprain, strain, dislocation, subluxation.  (4 points)

4. What does avulsion mean in relation to orthopedic injuries? (2 points)

5. What  does “reducing a fracture” or a dislocation mean?  (2 points)

6. What is osteoporosis? Who is most at risk for developing the condition?  Discuss how this condition predisposes the patient to develop pathologic fractures. (4 points)

7. What is osteomyelitis? What are the symptoms? How is this condition diagnosed? (6 points)

8. Differentiate between osteomalacia and Paget disease. (4 points)

9. Describe the x-ray findings seen in osteosarcoma. (2 points)

10. What does the diagnosis degenerative joint disease mean? How is this different from rheumatoid arthritis? How are the symptoms different? How is the patho different between the two conditions? ( 4 points)

11. What is gout? This is called a disorder of metabolism- what is the metabolic defect? Who is most likely to develop this condition? What kidney disorder is often associated with gout? (4 points)

12. Describe fibromyalgia. What are “tender points?” How are these used in the diagnosis of the condition? ( 4 points)

13. Patients who have sustained major crush injuries are at high risk for developing acute renal failure. What protein is believed to be  responsible for this complicatio

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Due By (Pacific Time) 07/15/2013 12:00 am
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