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____________ - is the body’s basic defence and healing process that takes place when tissues have been damaged, due to injury or disease. The terms acute, sub-acute and chronic refer to the three most basic stages of the healing process .

Inflammation

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What are the five signs of inflammation?

P.R.I.S.H.

1. Pain or Dolor

2. Redness or Rubor

3. Immobility

4. Swelling or Tumor

5. Heat

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What is the duration of acute inflammation?

24 – 48 hours

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What are the signs of acute inflammation?

Redness

Heat

Pain

Limited movement

Increased swelling

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What are the signs of sub - acute inflammation?

Possible redness

Possible bruising

Warmth

Pain 

Limited movement

Swelling, which although still present is not increasing

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What is the duration of sub-acute inflammation?

48 – 72 hours

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What is the duration of chronic inflammation?

72 hours to resolution

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The following are signs of chronic inflammation. Except:

a. May be present in patients that have not had any acute inflammation e.g.chronic tendonitis

b. Bluish color or blanching due to decreased circulation

c. Decreased temperature due to decreased circulation

d. Possible slight extra-articular or interstitial swelling due to chronic edema or lymphatic congestion

Except: b

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What are the variable components of hydrotherapy treatment?

Temperature

Duration

Location

Size of application

Velocity of application

Use of therapeutic additives

Post-hydrotherapy care

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for vapour?

212 Fahrenheit (F)

100 Centigrade (C)

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Painfully Hot ?

110-120 F

43.3-48.8 C

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Very Hot ?

104-110 F

40-43.3 C

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Hot?

100-104 F - Hot tub

38-40 C– Hot tub

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Warm?

92-100 F

34-38 C

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Neutral?

94-97 F

34.4-36 C

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Tepid?

80-92 F

27-34 C

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Cool?

70-80 F

21-27 C

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Cold?

55-70 F

13-21 C

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Abbott’s Chart Temperature of Application: What is the temperature for Very Cold?

32-55 F

0-13 C

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Hydrotherapy which duration of treatment is very short will last for:

5-15 sec

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Hydrotherapy which duration of treatment is very prolonged will last for:

10-30 min

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Hydrotherapy which duration of treatment is short will last for:

15-60 sec

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Hydrotherapy which duration of treatment is average will last for:

1-3 min

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Hydrotherapy which duration of treatment is prolonged will last for:

3-10 min