Flashcards in Handouts/Miscellaneous (Irene Gold) Deck (72)
What is the dermatonal levels that the Sciatic nerve is found?
Begins at L4- S3
What muscle does the Sciatic nerve go through?
Where is the end of the Sciatic nerve?
Just above the popliteal fossa
What two nerves does the Sciatic nerve divide into?
Common peroneal nerve
What named nerve does the common peroneal nerve become on the medial side of the leg and foot?
Deep peroneal nerve
What is the name of the nerve found on the lateral side of the leg and foot?
Superficial peroneal nerve
What is the distribution of the Tibial nerve?
Travels down the back of the leg through the tarsal tunnel, posterior to the medial malleolus
-Becomes the medial and lateral plantar nerves on the bottom of the foot
What is the initial treatment of Deep Vein Thrombophlebitis?
Referral to a vascular specialist
Elevate the legs
What are two follow up procedures to do after Anticoagulant therapy of Deep Vein Thrombophlebitis?
Graduated compression stockings
How is the Stork Orthopedic test performed?
Patient is instructed to stand on one leg and place the lumbar spine into extension.
Repeat on the other side
What does a positive Stoke test indicate?
What is indicated if there is only pain on one wrist when the Bracelet test is performed?
What condition is diagnosed if there is pain bilaterally with the Bracelet test?
When does Reyes Syndrome most commonly occur?
Giving an aspirin to a child
Recovery from a viral infection
i.e. Measles, Chicken Pox, Flu
What two conditions can Reyes Syndrome be diagnosed as?
What are the symptoms of Reyes Syndrome?
(i.e. Combativeness, Irritability, Disorientation/Confusion, Delirium, Convulsion, Loss of Consciousness)
What two things can Reyes Syndrome lead to?
Hepatomegaly (Enlarged Liver)
What is the name of the condition that is "Autoimmune demyelinating disease of the peripheral nervous system"?
Guillain Barre Syndrome
Where does Guillain Barre Syndrome start and what kind of Paralysis is it?
Starts- in the Legs
Paralysis type- Asending
What are three precursors to Guillain Barre Syndrome?
Following the flu
Is Guillain Barre Syndrome self resolving?
What percentage of people with Guillain Barre Syndrome have permanent muscle weakness or fatigue?
Guillain Barre Syndrome becomes life threatening when what muscle is involved?
What condition has the characteristics of:
Clicking of the jaw
Change in bite
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Headache
What two things can provoke Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) headaches?
Grinding teeth at night
What are three treatments for Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) headaches?
Refer to a dentist
Adjust the jaw
Tension relaxation techniques
What is the cause of Rheumatic Fever?
Beta hemolytic Streptococcal Infection
What lab is ordered to diagnosis Rheumatic Fever
What is damaged in a patient with Rheumatic Fever?
Endocardium (Lining of the heart)