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1

Massage therapist should interrupt the hospital retains to make sure the scheduled appointment starts on time. True or false?

False.

2

Massage therapist should not enter the room or ignore caution signs on the door such as "restricted visits" or "isolated". True or false?

True.

3

Massage therapist should not return unused linens to the clean linens cart. True or false?

True

4

Using oil is contraindicated for areas close to the IV line places. True or false?

True

5

When talking to the elderly, you need to speak clearly and loudly if they are hard of hearing. True or false?

True

6

When treating elderly patients, you should always use oil instead of lotion. True or false?

False

7

Deep tissue techniques and long massage sessions are not appropriate for frail clients. True or false?

True

8

The pressure applied to the elderly can be the same as that applied to middle-age clients. True or false?

True

9

If a doctor needs to consult with the patient partway through massage, you can ask the doctor to come back when the massage is finished. True or false?

False! Who do you think you are?

10

List the 6 substances classified as potentially infectious body fluids.

Saliva, breastmilk, semen, vaginal secretions, blood, urine.

11

Massage is recommended distal to the inflammation site.
True or false?

False

12

Unilateral signs of inflammation are highly suggestive of a systemic disease. True or false?

True

13

The inflammation of tendons is called tendonosis/tendinitis.

Tendinitis

14

Massage is contraindicated for patients with lymphadenitis until they receive treatment. True or false?

True

15

A flareup of us urethritis is characterized by heat around the joints, edema, loss of range of motion, and pain. True or false?

True

16

Define standard precautions.

Protocols to create uniformity and protect against infectious fluids.

17

When massage therapist have a runny nose, cough, or a cold even on day three, they need to wear a mask when working with patients. True or false?

True

18

When massage therapist have an open cut or contact dermatitis on their hand, they should wear gloves while working with patients. True or false

True

19

Immunosuppression is an indication for pressure restriction. True or false?

False

20

When working with patients with a lymphoedema or at risk of it, massage therapist should decrease their pressure. True or false?

True?

21

Which situations are not accompanied by peripheral neuropathy?

Certain cancer drugs, nausea, varicose vein's.

22

The main purpose of asking what medication the client is taking is to research the reasons for taking the medication. True or false?

False

23

When taking subjective information from an elderly patient, you do not ask his or her doctor directly. Why? Who should you first talk to you?

Massage therapist should first speak to the patient if she he or she is capable of answering questions; doctors are often usually busy and not always available to give you the information. It also offers the client the same dignity that would be extended to any other client.