Flashcards in Score Builders Exam 1 Deck (22)
What is the most important objective measurement (vital) to take when working with a patient who has not been out of bed for a substantial period of time?
Systolic blood pressure
How much of a decreased of systolic blood pressure between sitting and standing counts as Orthostatic Hypotension?
20 mmHg drop
What are some treatment options for a patient with Orthostatic Hypotension?
elastic stocking (tub-i--grips), abdominal binders, tilt table training, and drugs
Common symptoms of Orthostatic Hypotension
Dizziness, Lightheadedness, nausea
What is the normal pH of the skin?
What is a typical pH of the Blood ?
What would be considered an Acidic reaction to iontophoresis ?
a skin pH of 2
What would be considered an Alkaline reaction to iontophoresis ?
a pH of 4 or more probably 5-6
What kind of burn is an iontophoresis burn considered?
a chemical burn
Name the TYPES of burns
thermal, electrical, chemical, and radiation
What is the name of the positive pole of iontophoresis?
What is the name of the negative pole of iontophoresis?
What are 3 ways to decrease risk of a burn during iontophoresis?
increase the cathode size in relation to anode, decrease the current density, increase the space between the electrodes.
When palpating for the lunate which wrist motion brings the lunate closest to the surface?
What is the most fractured bone in the wrist?
How would a stroke affecting the Left Primary motor cortex present?
R sided weakness and decreased voluntary movements
What three motions of the foot create pronation?
Dorsiflexion, abduction, eversion
What three motions of the foot create supination?
Plantar flexion, adduction, inversion
Finger abduction and adduction comes from which myotome?
Thumb Extension comes from which myotome?
Elbow extension and wrist flexion are from which myotome?