Flashcards in PTH 703 - Intro to Unit II Deck (7)
What are two Clinical Practice Guidelines we use in this class?
VA / Department of Defense
CARF (rehab hospital accreditation)
What are the two goals for the two clinical practice guidelines?
1. Evidence Based Practice
2. Objective testing as part of standardized practice
What are the 3 overall course objectives for students in this class?
DEFINE a clinical guideline
Identify the stages of Recovery following amputation based n the VA guideline
Discuss the clinical use of a guideline and its limitations
What is a clinical practice guideline?
Outline (general, non-detailed) of the typical pathway recovery for a given diagnosis follows. A COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT of the strength of evidence for the interventions for various stages of recovery (not an exhaustive list). A resource for ALL DISCIPLINES involved in an individual's recovery
What are two things a clinical practice guideline is not?
A detailed, prescribed treatment plan for the management of a given patient with a given diagnosis. Or an exhaustive and all-inclusive list of all possible treatments for a given diagnosis.
What are the 5 Stages of Amputee/Prosthesis management?
1. Pre-operative management
2. Acute post-operative management
3. Pre-prosthetic management
4. Prosthetic training
5. Long-term follow-up