Flashcards in Module 12 Deck (21):
Ca (cancer) free
The spread of cancer to other parts of the body
7 majors warning signs
1)unusual bleeding 2)sores that don't heal 3)change in bowl/bladder
4)lump 5)nagging cough 6)change in mole a-not even b-edges c-colour d-bigger 7) Dysphagia
What is necrosis
Black dead tissue
What is cyanosis?
Bluish colour to the skin usually caused by lack of oxygen in the blood.
What are the 4 Sings of pressure?
Stage 1- the skin is still intact- the redness over body prominence colour doesn't return to normal when pressure is relieved.
Stage 2 of pressure is when Partial thickness skin loss
Skin has cracked and blistered and starts peeling
Stage 3 Full thickness skin loss
An area open and is draining
Stage 4 Full thickness skin loss
Visible you can see bone and the muscle and tendons
Appears black and unsure how much damage is done to it
What are glycometers ?
Home monitoring device, instant feedback, picket sized, test anytime
The use of glycometer ?
Need the machine, lancets needle for pricking, test stripes, pen,
What is atherosclerosis?
Angina pectoris - chest pain , low o2 to the heart, reversible acute phase, pain with low position change
Willing ness to take responsibility for own actions, inactions admission, intentions and decisions
The right to choose
Make your own decisions
Muscular dystrophy what are the signs & symptom ?
Respiratory difficulty, poor balance, inability to walk
Asthma what are the signs or symptoms ?
Wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing
Congestive heart failure what are the signs and symptoms?
Fatigue or weakness, rapid or irregular heart beat, swelling in legs,ankles and the feet,
Parkinson's disease what are the signs and symptoms ?
Bradykinesia, loss of balance, loss of automatic movements