Items tagged “nomenclature”
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Sprain refers to an injury of ligaments and capsules and should not be confused with the strain which refers to an injury to muscles and their tendons. These terms should not be used interchangeably. Location Knee, ankle and acromioclavicular joints are the most common location of the ligament...
Strain refers to injury of muscles and tendons and should not be confused with sprain which refers to injury to ligaments and capsules. One way to remember the distinction is that strain (with a T) is for tendons (which attach to muscle). These terms should not be used interchangeably lest you ...
The anatomic position also referred to as the standard anatomic position, is the consistent position of the human body in which positional reference is made for anatomical nomenclature. It is not reliant on whether the patient is standing, supine, prone, sitting, etc. The position is defined as...