Flashcards in Final Review Deck (37)
Increase chance of gastrointestinal bleeding is a side effect of medication?
What are the main concerns for a patient in the acute setting for a burn patient?
What type of functional complications patients have due to burns?
Infections, functional tasks (uncomfortable)
What type of treatment should not be performed for a patient with SLE?
Avoid fatigue, sun exposure, any exercise that makes the patient fatigued, hot packs, and ultrasound on thermal settings.
If patient is on prednisone what are some side effects?
Atrophy of lymphoid tissues, decreased number of WBC's, delayed healing, adrenal atrophies, retention of water and sodium, and slow growth in children.
What are some common side effects of chemotherapy?
Normal cells damaged, vomiting, bone marrow depression, and hair loss.
What are your primary concerns/precautions in regard to PT with a chemotherapy patient?
Standard precautions is too prevent infection, radiated tissue treated with care and weak/fall risk.
What does stage 3 of cancer mean?
Larger tumor and lymph nodes involved.
What medication decreases fever and pain?
What medication decreases pain, fever, and inflammation?
Degeneration of small arterioles and arteries?
Blood clot logged along the wall of an artery?
By plaques along the walls of arteries?
Due to an oxygen deficit to heart muscle?
Which cholesterol is the good one?
Which cholesterol is the bad one?
Is caused by ischemia and cell death of the myocardium?
When the heart is unable to pump sufficient blood to meet the needs of the body?
Attacks cancer cells and viruses.
Leads to quicker immune response during 2nd infection.
Individuals with down syndrome have decrease stability in their?
Results in four congenital heart defects?
Tetralogy of Fallot
Results in microcephalic, polydactyl, and rocker bottom feet?
Occurs in only males and results in increased risk of lung disease, osteoporosis, and autoimmune disease?
Early stages of a disease when signs are unspecific.
Relative number of deaths resulting from a particular disease.
The identification of the specific disease.