appendicular skeleton

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the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs

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0) Adults 190 Male 157 Children 64 Examination (radiogaphs), N 369 Appendicular skeleton 253 Axial skeleton 116 Radiographer Experienced 206 Inexperienced 163 Fractures reported, N 86 Skull and face 5 Shoulder 2 Clavicle 3 Upper limb 21 Elbow 4 Hand and wrist 14 Pelvis 2 Hip 3 Lower limb 16 Knee 2 Ankle and foot 10 Spine 2 Chest 2 IQR = interquartile range.
All are consistent with decapitation by passing a blade in the transverse plane between the cranium, the vertebral column and (in most cases) the appendicular skeleton.
Emergency Radiology provides comprehensive presentations and interactive discussions covering a broad range of emergency imaging including epidemiology and mechanisms of trauma, clinicians' expectations of imaging and an integrated imaging approach to injuries of the head, neck, spine, torso, pelvis, and appendicular skeleton.
Chapter 7 The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton
Sections two to four focus on the joint complexes associated with the axial and appendicular skeletons.
The use of the pedagogically designed Exhibits has been expanded to include the chapters on the axial and appendicular skeletons, and cranial nerves -providing students with simplified presentation of complex content.