DIAG 2730 Lecture Summary, Key Info and Terminology

DIAG 2730 Lecture Summary, Key Info and Terminology - 2006...

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2006 Orthopedic Diagnosis Summary Information DIAG 2730 Lecture Handout 1
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Orthopedic Clinical Assessment 2730 Sample Questions 1 The shoulder girdle is composed of ________joint(s) and ______articulation(s)? a. 1,3 b. 3, 1 c. 2,3 d. 1,4 2) The normal carrying angle measures approximately 5 degrees in males and between 10 and 15 degrees in females? a. True b. False 3) Which one of the following statements is not correct? a. The normal attitude of the hand is fingers held in slight flexion b. The trapezoid bone is located in the proximal carpal row c. Unnaturally dry condition of the skin is called anhydrosis d. The ulnar nerve goes through the Tunnel of Guyon e. Trigger Finger is a nodule located within the flexor tendon that catches on a narrow annular sheath. 4) Matching questions of some type. 5) Todd a rugby player, was in a tournament this past Saturday afternoon and complained an opposing player fell on his knee. He describes the fall as a direct blow to the knee, hyperextending the joint. When examining him, the trainer found Todd could point to the pain which was on the posterolateral portion of the joint and followed the joint line lateral and anterior. Todd described the pain to the trainer as sharp, throbbing and constant pain. a) Which part of the OPQRST is included in the above paragraph and by which statements? b) Which of the OPQRST is not included in the above paragraph? 2
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Terminology Strain = An overstretching or overexertion of some part of the musculature including the tendon. Clinical features include: *Pain on contraction, *Pain on active motion (muscle contracts and joint moves), and *Pain on resisted motion. Sprain = An overstretching or rupture of ligamentous tissue. Clinical features include: *Pain on active or passive motion (hence, any motion or a sprained joint will produce pain). Strain/Sprain Differential = Resist or arrest an attempted motion (so that the muscle fibers contract, but the joint does not move), if pain occurs suspect STRAIN. Passively move the same joint, if pain occurs suspect SPRAIN. Bursitis = Inflammation of a bursa. If calcium infiltration has set in the term is Calcific Bursitis. The anatomical location is also included, such as Subachromial Bursitis. Capsulitis =
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