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unstable joint

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A joint in which there is abnormal movement and which is unable to support normal loads. A joint may become unstable because ligaments are ruptured or congenitally very lax, or because...

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unstable joint

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A joint in which there is abnormal movement and which is unable to support normal loads. A joint may become unstable because ligaments are ruptured or congenitally very lax, or because...

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unstable joint

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 41 words.

A joint in which there is abnormal movement and which is unable to support normal loads. A joint may become unstable because ligaments are ruptured or congenitally very lax, or because...

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Charcot’s joint <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 39 words.

an extreme form of osteoarthritis resulting from damage to the sensory nerves that supply a joint, which becomes unstable, swollen,

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Charcot's joint <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 39 words.

an extreme form of osteoarthritis resulting from damage to the sensory nerves that supply a joint, which becomes unstable, swollen,

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Dray and Eaton classification

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 76 words.

For PIP joint Hyperextension injuries. • Type I: volar plate avulsion, usually distally. Finger unstable in extension. • Type

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arthrodesis <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 51 words.

artificial ankylosis: the fusion of bones across a joint space by surgical means, in order to eliminate movement. This operation is performed when a joint is very painful, highly unstable,...

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neuropathic arthritis

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(Charcot’s joint) an extreme form of osteoarthritis resulting from damage to the sensory nerves that supply a joint. Causes include diabetes mellitus (see diabetic neuropathy), tabes...

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Charcot's joint

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

An extreme form of osteoarthritis resulting from damage to the sensory nerves that supply a joint, which becomes unstable, swollen, and painless. Causes include diabetes mellitus,...

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Dray and Eaton classification

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

For PIP joint Hyperextension injuries. Type I: volar plate avulsion, usually distally. Finger unstable in extension. Type II: dorsal dislocation of the middle...

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Charcot’s joint <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 43 words.

an extreme form of osteoarthritis resulting from damage to the sensory nerves that supply a joint, which becomes unstable, swollen, and painless. Causes include diabetes mellitus,...

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Dislocations and joint injuries in the hand

Peter Burge.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 6101 words.

Dislocation – X-ray first if possible, then early reduction

Many injuries can be treated with splintage

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arthrodesis

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. artificial ankylosis: the fusion of bones across a joint space by surgical means, which eliminates movement. This operation is performed when a joint is very painful, highly...

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knee injury

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 101 words.

Physical damage to the knee. The knee is the largest joint in the body and subjected to enormous loads during many sports activities. However, it is a relatively unstable joint making it...

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Midfoot and forefoot fractures and dislocations

Andrew Taylor.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Surgical Skills. 7069 words.

Mid- and forefoot injuries are common

Minimally displaced and stable injuries allow early weight-bearing rehabilitation and lead...

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brace

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An external hinged support made of metal or a prefabricated material. Braces are used as an alternative to taping to support ankles and knees. There are three main types. A prophylactic...

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brace

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 152 words.

An external hinged support made of metal or a prefabricated material. Braces are used as an alternative to taping to support ankles and knees. There are three main types. A prophylactic...

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knee injury

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Physical damage to the knee. The knee is the largest joint in the body and subjected to enormous loads during many sports activities. However, it is a relatively unstable joint making it...

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Free banking and the stability of early joint-stock banking

C. R. Hickson and J. D. Turner.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 9451 words.

Proponents of free banking argue that systems adopting their policies will be stable. In this paper, we present evidence suggesting that, in general, early joint-stock banking systems did...

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Objects, Fragments, Scenes, and the Construction of Narrative

Julia Simon.

in Time in the Blues

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Popular Music. 17047 words.

This chapter interrogates the construction of narrative out of lyrical and musical fragments and scenes. Tracing displacements and condensations in the blues reveals a metonymic structure...

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dislocation

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 119 words.

Complete separation (displacement) of articulating bones as a result of a joint being forced beyond its maximum passive range. The joint becomes immobile and unstable, but there is little...

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