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1

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

2

How much of a decreased of systolic blood pressure between sitting and standing counts as Orthostatic Hypotension?

20 mmHg drop

3

What are some treatment options for a patient with Orthostatic Hypotension?

elastic stocking (tub-i--grips), abdominal binders, tilt table training, and drugs

4

Common symptoms of Orthostatic Hypotension

Dizziness, Lightheadedness, nausea

5

What is the normal pH of the skin?

3-4

6

What is a typical pH of the Blood ?

7.35-7.45

7

What would be considered an Acidic reaction to iontophoresis ?

a skin pH of 2

8

What would be considered an Alkaline reaction to iontophoresis ?

a pH of 4 or more probably 5-6

9

What kind of burn is an iontophoresis burn considered?

a chemical burn

10

Name the TYPES of burns

thermal, electrical, chemical, and radiation

11

What is the name of the positive pole of iontophoresis?

anode

12

What is the name of the negative pole of iontophoresis?

cathode

13

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.

14

When palpating for the lunate which wrist motion brings the lunate closest to the surface?

wrist flexion

15

What is the most fractured bone in the wrist?

Scaphoid

16

How would a stroke affecting the Left Primary motor cortex present?

R sided weakness and decreased voluntary movements

17

What three motions of the foot create pronation?

Dorsiflexion, abduction, eversion

18

What three motions of the foot create supination?

Plantar flexion, adduction, inversion

19

Finger abduction and adduction comes from which myotome?

T1

20

Thumb Extension comes from which myotome?

C8

21

Elbow extension and wrist flexion are from which myotome?

C7

22

Elbow Flexion and wrist extension are from which myotome ?

C6