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Flashcards in Primary Care & Differential Diagnosis Deck (11):
1

PT primary care competencies

-differential diagnosis
-neuromuscular injuries
-review of plain films, bone scans, MRI
-lab values
-pharmacology
-preventative care

2

Review of Systems: general health component

-fatigue
-malaise
-fever, chills, sweats (99.5+ for 2+ weeks)
-weigth loss/gain (5-10% body weight)
-nausea, vomiting
-dizziness, lightheadedness
-paresthesia, numbness
-weakness
-change in cognition

3

Cervical/Shoulder Pain Referral from:

-cardivascular
-pulmonary
-GI

4

Thoracic Spine Pain Referral from:

-cardiovascular
-pulmonary
-GI
-Genitourinary

5

Lumbar Spine Pain Referral from:

-GI
-Urogenital
-peripheral vasculitis

6

Midhumerus, femur to digit pain

-peripheral vasculitis

7

inconsistent symptom Patterns

-psychological
-endocrine
-neurologic
-rheumatic
-adverse drug reactions

8

Specificity

Sp-p-in: if a specific test is positive condition is ruled in
-Reliable Positive

9

Sensitivity

Sn-n-out: if a sensitive test is negative, the condition can be ruled out
-Reliable Negative

10

Imaging for C-spine

-Helical CT scan>plain films

11

Small-bowel obstruction Imaging

-CT>plain film