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1

how does tobacco impact healing rate?

slows it down

2

how does narcotic use impact postop?

makes it very difficult

3

how does alcohol use impact surgery care?

liver problems causing clotting factor problems which causes bleeding

4

what is a joint problem caused by obesity?

stress forces over weight bearing joints

5

what is a problem caused by over exercising?

stress factures

6

what is the MOA of cortiosteroid shots?

disrupts replication of leukocyte DNA which decreased inflammation

7

what are contraindications for extra-articular injections?

infection or suspicious for infection
fractures
prostetics

8

what is a clang association?

using rhyming words

9

what are neologisms?

new words that only mean something to the speaker

10

what is a hallucination?

perceptual disturbance (auditory>visual>tactile)

11

what are delusions?

someone thinks something is happening, but they are not actually perceiving it

12

what would be a good way to test concentration and attention?

100-7 or spell words backwards (ej world)

13

what would be a way to test visuospatial ability?

have pt copy a figure such as a clock face or intersecting pentagons

14

what would be a way to test abstract thought?

use a proverb or ask to explain differences between objects

15

what is a normal score on the MMSE?

25-30

16

what is a significant impairment score on the MMSE?

0-9

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