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Pelvic Injuries - Chapter Summary
Study this chapter at your own pace to improve your understanding of pelvic injuries. Our expert instructors can show you the causes, symptoms, side effects and treatment options for pelvic injuries and fractures. You'll also examine the tile classification of pelvic injuries.
Each lesson comes with a short quiz to help you reinforce your understanding of pelvic injury terms and treatment methods. You can submit questions to our instructors if you need any clarification on the lesson topics. The chapter is also accessible on any Internet-connected device, which helps you study at home, at work or wherever you happen to be.
How It Helps
Healthcare professionals, such as critical care nurses, must have a thorough understanding of pelvic injury diagnosis and treatment. If you need to develop your pelvic injury knowledge and skills, you can access these lessons at any time that's convenient. The chapter can be used for both training and continuing education purposes.
By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:
- Understand the pelvic injury tile classification
- Evaluate pelvic injury symptoms and side effects
- List pelvic injury treatments and rehabilitation options
- Recognize different types of pelvic fractures
- Identify the causes and symptoms of pelvic fractures
- Assess pelvic fracture complications, treatments and recovery periods
1. Tile Classification of Pelvic Injuries
Pelvic fractures differ in cause and severity. Read this lesson to learn how different types of pelvic fractures can be classified using the Tile classification system.
2. Pelvic Injury: Symptoms & Side Effects
The lesson explores pelvic injuries causes and identifies the symptoms and side effects most commonly encountered. A brief summary of complications is also provided.
3. Pelvic Injury: Treatment, Rehabilitation & Recovery Time
The pelvis is the area of the body between the abdomen and the thighs. Learn about the treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery time for injuries to this part of the body.
4. Pelvic Fractures: Classification & Types
In this lesson, we will cover a brief anatomy of the pelvis, a very important area that serves as a structural foundation for our body. We will also discuss fracture injuries and look at the different classifications and types of fractures associated with the pelvis.
5. Pelvic Fracture: Causes & Symptoms
Pelvic fractures are breaks or cracks in the pelvis, which is the group of bones located between the spine and the thighs. In this lesson, learn about the causes and symptoms of this type of injury.
6. Pelvic Fracture: Complications, Treatment & Recovery
The human pelvis is a ring of bones located between the upper abdomen and thighs that protects vital organs and creates stability in walking and sitting. This lesson is about pelvic fractures, related complications, and treatment and recovery.
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