What is Bone Cement?


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What is bone cement?

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1. What is the main chemical in bone cement?

2. What is the main use of bone cement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet asses your understanding of bone cement. You'll review your knowledge of what bone cement is made of, what it is made for and the possible problems that may arise when using bone cement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet check your understanding of:

  • The definition of bone cement
  • The main chemical in bone cement
  • What the main use of bone cement is
  • The consistency of bone clay when it is ready to use
  • Potential complications of using bone cement

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you remember what the main ingredient in bone cement is
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about using bone cement to answer questions about it
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and are able to correctly interpret what complications can happen when using bone cement

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, you can read the provided lesson, What is Bone Cement? In this lesson, you'll find more information about:

  • Comparing the use of bone cement to using screws and metal rods
  • How the bone cement arrives at the surgical facility
  • Types of surgeries bone cement is commonly used in
  • Why bone cement is not used in children
  • Rare side effects of using bone cement