Flashcards in Interviewing Techniques Deck (16):
how does tobacco impact healing rate?
slows it down
how does narcotic use impact postop?
makes it very difficult
how does alcohol use impact surgery care?
liver problems causing clotting factor problems which causes bleeding
what is a joint problem caused by obesity?
stress forces over weight bearing joints
what is a problem caused by over exercising?
what is the MOA of cortiosteroid shots?
disrupts replication of leukocyte DNA which decreased inflammation
what are contraindications for extra-articular injections?
infection or suspicious for infection
what is a clang association?
using rhyming words
what are neologisms?
new words that only mean something to the speaker
what is a hallucination?
perceptual disturbance (auditory>visual>tactile)
what are delusions?
someone thinks something is happening, but they are not actually perceiving it
what would be a good way to test concentration and attention?
100-7 or spell words backwards (ej world)
what would be a way to test visuospatial ability?
have pt copy a figure such as a clock face or intersecting pentagons
what would be a way to test abstract thought?
use a proverb or ask to explain differences between objects
what is a normal score on the MMSE?