By Kathryn Booth, Terri Wyman

Anatomy, body structure, and Pathophysiology for Allied wellbeing and fitness, First version, is an introductory e-book to the physique structures for scientific supporting scholars. It acquaints scholars with easy info of the entire physique platforms. The booklet speaks on to the scholar, with bankruptcy introductions, case stories, and bankruptcy summaries written to have interaction the student’s recognition.

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Greenstick Oblique, nondisplaced Comminuted Spiral Linear Colles Pott Types of bone fractures. Medullary cavity Fibrocartilage Hematoma Soft callus Hard callus Spongy bone New blood vessels Compact bone A B C D Figure 3-11. The healing of a bone fracture includes (a) hematoma formation, (b) soft callus formation, (c) hard callus formation, and (d) the remodeling of bone. Joints Joints are the junctions between bones. Based on their structure, joints can be classified as fibrous, cartilaginous, or synovial.

Treatment. Because there are many symptoms of this disease, the list of treatments is extensive and includes the following: fractures, surgery to strengthen bones by inserting metal rods into them, dental procedures, physical therapy, braces to prevent bone deformities, wheelchairs and other supportive aids, medications, and counseling. Other surgeries may be required to treat lung and heart problems that sometimes occur with this disease. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become thinned over time.

The nail bed holds the nail down to underlying skin and provides nutrients to the nail (Figure 2-4). Dermal tissue Hair follicle Hair root Region of cell division Adipose tissue Figure 2-3. Hair follicle. Sweat Glands Most sweat glands are located in the dermis of skin. However, their ducts open onto the epidermis of skin. There are two types of sweat glands—eccrine and apocrine. Eccrine sweat glands are the most numerous type. They produce a watery type of sweat and are activated primarily by heat.

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