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Diagnostic Testing (20)
Diagnostic testing in orthopaedic surgery, trauma, and related musculoskeletal specialities
MeSH Search Term "Clinical Laboratory Techniques"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code n/a
SNOMED-CT Term Measurement procedure (procedure) Concept ID: 122869004
Investigations Patient Information (1)
Internet resources describing orthopaedic investigations for patient education
Radiology - General (606)
Internet Resources relating to Radiological Investigation of the Musculoskeletal system
MeSH Search Term "Radiology"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code n/a
SNOMED-CT Term Imaging (procedure) Concept ID: 363679005


Aspiration of the Hip Joint Wheeless

anterior approach:
- femoral artery may be palpated in femoral triangle, & may be used as a guide in aspirating the hip joint;
- palpate the femoral pulse just as it exits the inguinal ligament;
- entry point is one inch lateral to the artery (at the inguinal ligament) and one inch below the inguinal ligament;
- going lateral 1 inch will also make entry site approx 1 in below ligament;
- needle entry is then straight down into the lateral half of the joint cavity;
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

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BMI Calculator

Enter weight and height (lbs and ft/inches only) to calculate Body Mass Index (BMI)

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Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.

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ExRx Fitness Testing

Health screening, Aerobic testing, Body Composition, Blood Cholesterol, Athletic testing, Flexibility, Muscular strength and endurance. (Exercise Prescription on the Net) is a free resource for the exercise professional, coach, or fitness enthusiast."

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How does it work? Bone mineral density scans

Basic Science of how bone mineral density scan works

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YMCA Fitness Assessment

Framework for fitness assessment from the YMCA Fitness Testing and Assessment Manual.
Introduction | Health Screening | Standard Measurement | Body Composition | Cardiorespiratory Endurance | Flexibility | Strength & Muscular Endurance

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