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sternum

sternum comp

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What kind of bone is the sternum? flat bone
How long is the sternum? 6”
What is the purpose of the sternum? to support the clavicles and provide for rib attachment
Name the 3 parts of the sternum manubrium, body and Xiphoid process
Alternate names for the body corpus or gladiolus
At what level does the sternal angle lie? T4-T5
The Xiphoid process lies at what vertebral level? T10
The sternoclavicular joints are formed by: sternal extremity of clavicle and clavicular notch of manubrium
Sternoclavicular joint type double gliding
Costochondral joint type cartilaginous synchondrosis
Sternocostal joint type for the first pair of ribs cartilaginous synchondrosis
Sternocostal joint type for rib pairs 2-7 synovial gliding
Manubriosternal joint type cartilaginous synchondrosis
Xiphisternal joint type cartilaginous synchondrosis
Sternum positioning variations for chest depth deep chests require less angulation
Patient position for oblique sternum RAO
Respiration for RAO sternum shallow breathing
Rotation and CR entry for RAO sternum 15-20 degrees, CR entering T7 1” medial to MSP on elevated side. TOF 1 ½” above jugular notch
SID lateral sternum 72”
Created by: annaluz87