The basic methods of applying traction are referred to as ___________________
and ___________________________________ .
Which of the following statements is NOT a correct statement?
a. Traction weights should be securely tied to a rope.
b. Traction weights should be removed only with the physician's authorization.
Traction weights should hang free.
d. Traction weights should be allowed to swing back and forth.
15. In________________, there an angle of approximately 20 between the thigh and
the bed, with slight flexion of the hip and knee.
a. Running traction.
b. Balanced suspension traction.
Buck's extension traction.
d. Russell traction.
The combination of skeletal traction and balanced suspension is commonly used
to treat _______________________________________________.
An injury to a joint in which ligaments, capsule, and tissue are partially torn or
severely stretched is a ________________________________________.
Fractures occur when a bone is subjected to more ______________________
than it can absorb.
__________________________________________ may occur easily from just
a slight movement in bones that have become weakened with age or disease.
A fracture associated with a large amount of nerve, blood vessel, or soft tissue
damage is called a ______________________________________ fracture.