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Ch 2: Dislocations of the Hands & Fingers

About This Chapter

Ensure you fully comprehend the basics of dislocations of the hands and fingers using this chapter's informative resources. Engaging lessons provide in-depth analyses of ways to test, treat and assist in the rehab of this injury, helping to strengthen your performance on the job.

Dislocations of the Hands & Fingers - Chapter Summary

This self-paced chapter can boost your knowledge of dislocations of the hands and fingers. Study entertaining lessons to examine the parts of hands and fingers that can suffer dislocations. Also, explore the types of tests used to diagnose dislocations, ways these injuries are treated, standard recovery time and how specific dislocations are rehabbed. Some dislocations covered in this chapter include lunate, perilunate and PIP.

Feel free to review the lessons at a comfortable pace as you aim to strengthen your comprehension of these dislocations. Multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam let you to gauge your understanding of these injuries. All resources in this chapter are available 24/7 and can be viewed using any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. Any questions you develop while studying this chapter can be sent to our experts using the Dashboard.

How It Helps

This chapter is incredibly helpful in ensuring that you have a comprehensive understanding of the medical terms associated with dislocations of the hands and fingers. The lessons offer important details that make sure you comprehend how these injuries are tested, treated and rehabbed. Using this chapter can effectively strengthen your knowledge of these dislocations and improve your performance in the workplace.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Test and treat lunate dislocations
  • Offer the proper treatment and determine the recovery time for perilunate dislocations
  • Recognize symptoms and know the recovery time of a dislocated finger
  • Perform first aid and treat a dislocated finger
  • Treat and rehab a proximal interphalangeal (PIP) dislocation

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