Flashcards in Lecture 1 : Intro to Neuro Rehab Deck (15)
What is Neuro rehab?
evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement problems due to a disease or injury of the nervous system
What are goals of neuro rehab?
restore mobility and functional skills, promote recovery via neuroplastic changes, compensation or adaptation
What is a medical diagnosis?
based on pathology
What is a PT diagnosis?
encompasses a cluster of signs an symptoms , syndromes or categories
result of diagnostic process
What is an example of a body function or structure impairment?
decreases ankle ROM, mild cognitive defecits
What is activity in ICF?
limitations in task execution so balance defecits, trouble communicating
What is participation in ICF?
restrictions, unable to dance etc.
What is a direct impairment?
result of health condition
What is indirect impairment?
sequelae or complications
What is a composite impairment?
result of multiple underlying origins
ex: balance deficits
What type of reasoning does a novice pt use?
backward or hypo deductive
develop hypothesis and gather lots of info
What does expert PT do?
forward reasoning, higher efficiency
What are emergency signs and symptoms during an evaluation?
altered mental status (new onset), status epilepticus, acute infection with neuro signs, rapid onset of focal deficits, evidence of spinal column instability
What is non responsive autonomic dysreflexia?
spinal cord injury above T6, can't regulate autonomic system
rapid increase in BP, bradycardia, sweating