Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Merrill Chpt 4

Common Wrist Fractures

Often occurs in older adults in falls with outstretched hands. Fracture of the distal radius and ulnar styloid with posterior displacement? Colles fracture
Often referred to as reverse colles' Fracture of the distal radius and ulnar styloid with anterior displacement? Smith fracture
Result of direct force with closed fist. Fracture at the neck of the 5th metacarpal? Boxer's fracture
Often the results of fights. Fracture at the base of the 1st metacarpal? Bennett fracture
Disruption in the continuity of bone? Fracture
Most common fracture in the distal radius and ulna of young kids. Impacted fracture with a bulging of the periosteum Torus or buckle
Created by: swisscheese