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A 75-year-old woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter were victims of a train crash. In both cases, trauma to the chest was sustained. X rays of the grandmother revealed several fractured ribs, but her granddaughter had none. Explain these different findings. The 75 year old woman most likely has osteoporosis, causing weak , brittle bones and The 9 year old child's boned have not yet reached their optimal “hardness”
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Unformatted text preview: also, she is far from the troubles of osteoporosis. therefore the 9 year olds chest can withstand a greater amount or pressure or trauma than the 75 year old womans chest, because the 9 year olds bones are stronger and more resilient in many ways, for several reasons....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course BIO 1010 taught by Professor Rodp during the Spring '11 term at Volunteer State.

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