VOPP MUSCLSK TRAUM part 2a

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Medical Management :

Medical Management Reduction Closed Open Immobilization: internal or external fixation Open fractures require treatment to prevent infection Tetanus prophylaxis, antibiotics, and cleaning and debridement of wound Closure of the primary wound may be delayed to permit edema, wound drainage, further assessment, and debridement if needed

Techniques of Internal Fixation:

Techniques of Internal Fixation

Question:

Question Is the following statement true or false? Testing for crepitus can produce further tissue damage and should be avoided.

Answer:

Answer True Testing for crepitus can produce further tissue damage and should be avoided.

Complications of Fractures:

Complications of Fractures Factors that affect fracture healing Shock Fat embolism Compartment syndrome Delayed union and nonunion Avascular necrosis Reaction to internal fixation devices Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Heterotrophic ossification

Cross-Sections of Anatomic Compartments:

Cross-Sections of Anatomic Compartments

Wick Catheter Used to Monitor Compartment Pressure :

Wick Catheter Used to Monitor Compartment Pressure

Unstable Pelvic Fractures:

Unstable Pelvic Fractures

Regions of the Proximal Femur:

Regions of the Proximal Femur

Nursing Process: The Care of the Patient With Fracture of the Hip—Interventions:

Nursing Process: The Care of the Patient With Fracture of the Hip—Interventions Orient patient to and stabilize the environment Provide for patient safety Encourage participation in self-care Encourage coughing and deep breathing exercises Ensure adequate hydration Apply TED hose or SCDs as prescribed Encourage ankle exercises Patient and family teaching

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