Chapter 7:4 Skeletal System. Diversified Health Occupations, 7 th edition. Skeletal System. Made of organs called bones Adult human has 206 bones Functions: Bones act as a system to perform the following functions - 1) Framework: to support muscles, fat, and skin
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Bones of skull that surround and protect the brain
Bones of skull that form facial features
Consists of 2 oscoxae(hip bones)
Bursitis – inflammation of the bursae, which are small, fluid-filled sacs surrounding the joints.
Treatment includes pain meds, aspiration of fluid and injection of steroids and anesthetics into the joint. Rest and physical therapy preserve joint motion.
Once it is reduced (bone replaced in the joint), the joint is immobilized with a splint, cast, or traction.