Which of the following shows the most common postoperative peripheral neuropathy?
common peroneal nerve
Injury to this nerve eventually leads to claw hand
Injury to this nerve prevents abduction and opposition of the fifth finger
Abduction of the right arm greater than 90 degrees or turning the head to the left may injure this structure
Spreading the sternum during open heart surgery may injure the ...
Which nerve is compressed when pressure is applied to the spiral groove of the humerus?
Injury to this nerve results in decreased sensation over the dorsal surface of the lateral three and one-half fingers
This nerve may be damaged during intravenous starts
When this nerve is injured, opposition of the first and fifth digits is precluded
Injury to the musculocutaneous nerve results in inability to:
flex the arm
oppose the thumb
extend the elbow
extend the wrist
The patient has weakened skeletal muscle function below the knee. Which nerve is injured?
The most frequently damaged nerve in the lower extremity is the:
The patient's foot has been placed in plantar flexion for an extended period of time. What nerve is commonly injured in this scenario?
Which nerve may be compressed against the pelvic brim by a self-retaining retractor?
Which of the following is a terminal branch of the femoral nerve?
Inability to adduct the thigh occurs when the ______ nerve is injured