Introduction to Orthopaedics & Fractures - BM5 NLM1

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1. What is a non-displaced fracture?

  • The bone breaks but there is no puncture or open wound in the skin
  • The bone cracks either part or all of the way through, but does move and maintains its proper alignment
  • The bone snaps into two or more parts and moves so that the two ends are not lined up
  • The bone breaks and is in communication with the environment through the skin
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2. True or false: compression and tension forces are seen on opposite sides of certain breaks, for example a knee kicked in from one side?

  • Jive
  • True
  • Pass
  • False

3. Which of the following is an example of a primary cartilaginous joint?

  • Pubic Symphysis
  • Costochondral joint
  • Intevertebral disk joints
  • Acromioclavicular joint

4. Which of the following determines the effects of a trauma injury?

  • Mechanism, environment, anatomic location, host factors

5. What is the role of tendons?

  • Supply muscles with oxygen
  • Attach bone to bone
  • Attach muscle to bone
  • Innervate muscles


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