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5 components of PT primary care visit

1. Screening for S/Sx requiring physician visit
2. Efficient Hx and Exam
3. Consultation with physician regarding scope/medical diagnoses
4. Intervention
5. Specialty referrals

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Sensitivity

-Sn-n-out
-Reliable negative
-negative results rule out (high true negative)

3

Specificity

-Sp-p-in
-Reliable Positive
-positive results rule in (high true positive)

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TNM Classification

T-tumor
N-Node
M-Metastasis

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T

Tx=tumor can't be assessed
T0=no evidence of primary tumor
T1, 2, 3, 4=progressive increase in tumor size and involvement locally

6

N

Nx: Nodes cannot be assessed
N0: No metastasis to regional lymph nodes
N1, N2, N3: Increasing degrees of involvement of regional lymph nodes

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M

Mx: Presence of distant metastasis cannot be assessed
M0: No distant metastasis
M1: Distant Metastasis

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Risk Factors of Cancer

-Age
-previous cancer
-lifestyle
-exposure to viruses/hormones
-geographic location/envmt factors
-previous cancer treatment
-gender
-ethnicity
-SES
-occupation
-heredity
-precancerous lesions
-stress
-IBD

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5 Most Common Sites of Metastasis

-Lungs
-Brain
-Bone
-Liver
-Lymphnodes

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5 clinical manifestations of cancer

-neurologic changes
-anorexia
-malaise
-diarrhea
-weight loss
-fever
-nausea/vomiting/retching

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CAUTION

C-change in bowel or bladder
A-sore that doesn't heal in 6 weeks
U-unusual bleeding/discharge
T-Thickening or lump in breast or elsewhere
I-Indigestion or difficulty swallowing
O-Obvious change in wart or mole
N-nagging cough or hoarseness

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Medical Treatment of Cancer

-surgery
-radiation
-chemotherapy
-biotherapy
-immunotherapy

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PT Management of Cancer

-prevention of complications
-lymphadema care
-maintaining strength/endurance
-energy conservation
-balance training
-training with assistive devices
-ROM

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5 considerations for treatment consideration

-platelet count
-WBC count
-Hb count
-Fatigue
-Surgical incisions/precautions/protection
-Fall risk
-family support/mental health