dorsum of hand

dorsum of hand

[TA]
the back of the hand; surface of hand opposite the palm.
Synonym(s): dorsum manus [TA]
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Risk Factor Examples Device related * Metal needles, large-gauge catheters Peripheral IV access * Inadequately secured IV needle or catheter * Undesirable IV site location (antecubital fossa, dorsum of hand or wrist rather than forearm) Central venous catheter * IV access device surgically placed in area IV access prone to movement, poor ability to secure * Inadequately secured needle in access device * Inappropriate needle length for access device (i.
Those who binge eat and then vomit often present with tooth erosion, poor gum hygiene, swollen parotid glands "so they look like a chipmunk," and abrasions and scars on the dorsum of hands.