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incidence

a measure of the risk of developing a new condition within a specified period of time. it is usually expressed as a proportion or a rate

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prevalence

the total number of cases of the risk factor in the population divided by the number of individuals in the population. it is used to estimate how common a condition is with in a population over a certain period of time

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Precautions of a DVT

DO NOT GET PATIENT OUT OF BED.

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Precautions of an ORIF

WB modifications
ROM limitations
Strength limitations - locally, proximally, and distally

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NWB

non-weight bearing - 0% body weight

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TTWB

toe-touch weight bearing - toes may touch the floor as if a raw egg is under their toes. do not put weight on leg (don't crack the egg)

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PWB

partial-weight bearing; >50% body weight

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WBAT

weight-bearing as tolerated; 50-100% body weight

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FWB

full weight bearing; 100% body weight

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Posterolateral THA Precautions (3)

1. No hip flexion > 90 deg.
2. No hip adduction
3. No hip IR

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Anteriolateral THA Precaustions (3)

1. No hip extension beyond neutral
2. No hip ER
3. Don't lay prone

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TSA precautions (3)

1. Pt in sling
2. avoid AROM first 4 weeks
3. avoid lifting >1 lb for 6 weeks

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Precautions for ligamentous injury/instability (3)

1. ROM restrictions - may be part of post-operative protocol
2. Strength limitation
3. WB restrictions

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TKA precautions

No precautions - maybe a knee immobilizer

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what are the "TLC" of posteriolateral THA?

no Twisting ( no IR)
no Leaning (no hip flexion beyond 90)
no Crossing ( no IR; no hip add.)