The trunk is relatively small, with few slender ribs and a keeled breastbone (sternum).
The technique in children over one year of age is the same as in adults, except that the amount of force used is less than that used with adults in order to avoid damaging the child's ribs, breastbone, and internal organs.
The fists are placed against the middle of the breastbone, and the motion of the chest thrust is in and downward, rather than upward.
Interesting notes about this halterkini include the fact that the brown and white floral print is contained to the bust and neck area, while the rest of the top, underneath the breastbone and waist, remains a solid block of color.
Instead, the top portion of the tankini is outfitted in a sunny, striped collage of light blue, orange and grey, while the bottom portion of the tankini (the part that sits just under the breastbone) is encased in a deep mid-tone pink.
Your rectus abdominis runs down your torso between your breastbone and hips, accounting for the "six pack" muscles.
In many birds the spaces between the metasternum and the posterior processes and again the spaces between this and the oblique process are filled up by proceeding ossification and either remain as notches, or as fenestrae, or they are completely abolished so that the breastbone is turned into one solid more or less oblong plate.
In conformity with these reductions the breastbone of the moas is devoid of any coracoidal facets; there is no trace of a keel, and the number of sternal ribs is reduced to three or even two pairs.
The lymph system includes the spleen (an organ in the upper abdomen), the thymus (a small organ beneath the breastbone), and the tonsils (an organ in the throat).
Using the free hand, the rescuer places the index and middle finger on the center of the breastbone just below the nipple line and makes gives five quick chest thrusts.
A uniploar SCM release, sometimes called an inferior open tenotomy of the SCM, cuts and then reattaches the SCM muscle where it meets both the breastbone and collarbone.
Then comes a feeling of discomfort which can be often localized, the individual pointing with his finger to a spot somewhere behind the end of the breastbone.
When you have your surgery, it is necessary for the surgeon to cut the breastbone (sternum) to get to the heart.
A muscular body should have a level back and a deep broad chest with a prominent breastbone.
Where Kate once flaunted sporty curves, she now shows off a visible breastbone.
Pectus excavatum is a malformation of the chest in which the child's breastbone, or sternum, is sunken inward.
In pectus excavatum, the deformed breastbone and ribs are raised and straightened by a metal bar.
Pectus carinatum-An abnormality of the chest in which the sternum (breastbone) is pushed outward.
Pectus excavatum-An abnormality of the chest in which the sternum (breastbone) sinks inward; sometimes called "funnel chest."
The other end splits, with one end attaching to the clavicle (collarbone) and the other to the top of the sternum (breastbone).
Excessive radiation of diagnostic x rays of the neck and chest may damage the thymus gland behind the breastbone.
Finally, the ruche detailing that starts just under the breastbone creates a torso-slimming effect.
They are attached from your sternum or breastbone to the top of each of your upper arms.
The center front should lay flat against your breastbone with no gaps between cups.
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