Musculoskeletal

Anatomy and Physiology

The skeleton: bones and joints
A learning activity that reviews parts of a skeleton.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=MEA304

the anatomy of the hip
Learn the details of the hip joint.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=MEA304

University of Minnesota Web Anatomy
University site allowing a study tool for learning anatomy.
http://www.msjensen.gen.umn.edu/webanatomy/wa_skeleton/default.htm

University of Minnesota Web Anatomy
University site allowing a study tool for learning anatomy
http://www.msjensen.gen.umn.edu/webanatomy/wa_muscle/default.htm

Quia: vocabulary for skeletal system
http://www.quia.com/cm/12128.html

Assessment

University of Virginia: Upper extremity exam
This video clip shows a comprehensive physical assessment
http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/pom1/videos/upextremities.cfm

University of Virginia: Shoulder exam
This video clip shows a comprehensive physical assessment
http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/pom1/videos/shoulder.cfm

University of Virginia: Lower Extremity exam
This video clip shows a comprehensive physical assessment
http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/pom1/videos/lowextrem.cfm

Quia: Abdominal and MS Assessment
http://www.quia.com/jg/502735.html

Case Studies

Hip joint replacement: case study
Use this case study to learn how to care for the patient after a hip replacement.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=OTA2004

Osteoporosis: Marissa, Jeremy and Eleanor
Read this case study and discuss the questions at the end of each section.
http://www.sciencecases.org/osteoporosis/osteoporosis.asp

Osteoporosis: Marissa, Jeremy and Eleanor: teaching notes
Once you have reviewed the case study, you can view the teacher comments.
http://www.sciencecases.org/osteoporosis/osteoporosis_notes.asp

Diagnostic Tests

Disease Process

Quia: the musculoskeletal game show!
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR4404

rheumatoid arthritis in the hand
This site explores the stages of rheumatoid arthritis.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=OTA1904

Causes and medical treatment of hip fractures
This learning object looks at the causes and treatments of fractures of the hip.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=OTA2104

types of hip fractures
This object will show you different types of fractures of the hip.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=OTA2304

Musculoskeletal disorders
This object provides a crossword puzzle for learning.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=GEN1905

Patient Teaching

parts of a wheelchair
This learning object will show you wheelchair use.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=OTA703

arthritis and occupational therapy
This video clip and case study will teach you about the care of an arthritic patient.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=OTA1704

Osteoarthritis of the knee video
http://scc.healthcentral.com/bcp/main.asp?page=video&ap=448&brand=3&id=9002

Pharmacology