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1

Heterogenous, autosomal dominant disorder of the bones resulting in fractures and deformity

Osteogenesis imperfecta

2

What are the classic manifestations?

Multiple bone fractures
Blue sclera
Early hearing loss

3

What are the more severe manifestations of OI?

Bowed legs and arms
Kyphosis
Scoliosis

4

What treatment is used to increase bone density?

Med of Pamidronate--Administer IV

5

What are the adverse efffects we need to monitor for when giving the Pamidronate for OI?

Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hypocalcemia
Hypophosphatemia
General malaise

6

What kind of exercises should we teach the family and client about?

Low impact exercises

7

What are surgical interventions (for severe cases)?

Correct bone deformities, placement of rods

8

What are some complications of OI?

-Disuse osteoporosis (limit time in casts; encourage activity)
-Hearing loss
-Permanent deformities

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