Emergency Care of the Injured • First aid – Definition – Goals of first aid treatment – Initial care of the injured • Modus operandi in first aid • Management at the hospital FIRST AID First aid techniques are the Read more
Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism Introduction Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a crucial complication seen after fractures of spine, pelvis, femur, tibia, etc. Virchow’s triad of venous stasis, the vascular damage and hypercoagulability has express the pathogenesis. DEEP VEIN Read more
Chronic Compartmental syndrome is a pretibial pain induced by exercise seen in the anterior compartment of the leg in athlete’s. If the compartmental pressure is more than 15 mm Hg at rest, more than 30 mm Hg diring exercise and more than 20 mm Hg for 5 minutes after exercise, chronic Compartmental syndrome is suspected. Due to the herniation of fat or muscle through the fascial defect, a soft tissue mass is seen in the anterolateral aspect of the lower third of the leg. The patient is instructed to alter or decrease the level of activity, if no relief is forthcoming surgical decompression is indicated.
Chronic Compartmental syndrome Is a pretibial pain induced by exercise seen in the anterior compartment of the leg in athlete’s. If the compartmental pressure is more than 15 mm Hg at rest, more than 30 mm Hg diring exercise and Read more
Compartmental syndrome of forearm or Volkmann’s ischemia Defination Mubarak defined Compartmental syndrome as an elevation of interstitial pressure in a closed osteofascial compartment that results in microvascular compromise and may cause irreversible damage to the contents of the space. Sites Read more
Introduction: It is the network of nerves present at the junction of neck and thorax. It supplies the muscles, joints, skin, and blood vessels of the anterior wall of thorax, scapular region and upper limb. It is formed by ventral Read more
MUSCLES OF THE UPPER LIMB 1. Pectoralis minor Origin: Anterior surface of rib 3-5 Insertion: Coracoid process (scapula) Action: Protracts/ depress scapula Nerve supply: Pectoral nerves 2. Pectoralis major Origin: Sternum/ clavicle/ ribs Read more