History and Clinical Presentation

A 48-year-old right hand dominant mechanic presented for evaluation of right ulnar-sided wrist pain. Two weeks earlier he had slipped in his shop and landed on a dorsiflexed wrist. The primary impact was to the hypothenar eminence. Subsequently, he developed intermittent ulnar-sided wrist pain, exacerbated by radial-ulnar deviation. Grip strength was diminished, and he felt his wrist give way when torquing heavy tools. These symptoms reduced his work productivity and prevented him from participating in his weekly bowling league.

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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