Flashcards in Week 4-Pediatrics Deck (88)
What is an example of habilitation?
congenital deficiency or really young amputees.
What is an example of rehabilitation?
What are the three different development indicators?
motor skills and milestones
Who are the training goals for?
parents and patients
What are the two different classifications for amputations?
What is a transverse classification?
nothing exists below a certain point
What is a longitudinal classification?
reduction or absence of aspects in the longitudinal axis
What is phocomelia?
Distal segments are attached to the torso
What is amelia?
complete absence of the limb
What is hemimelia?
partial absence of the limb
What is the percent of congential pediatric patients?
What is the percent of malignancy in pediatric patients?
What is the percent of trauma causing pediatric amputation?
What is the percent of bone infection in pediatric patients?
What is the percent of other pathologies causing amputations in pediatric patients?
What is the percent of 1,000 live births in the U.S have amputations?
How many children are affected with amputations each year?
What percent of children have upper limb deficiencies?
What is the definition of milestone?
Predictable sequence of motor skill development, marking the achievement of important functional abilities.
What could be a reason for not reaching a milestone?
May have altered milestone that looks different and so is preceived as not reaching the milestone
What must be planned for in the prosthetic design?
Symmetrical limb length
Use pelite liner-easy to mold and add to
What is the age range for infants?
What is being increased during infancy?
How often should a preschooler be schedules?
At least every year, usually every few months
How often should grade school patients be scheduled?
every 12-18 months
How often should high school students be scheduled?
What are some fit issues?
slipping in and out of socket
flesh rolls around prox/med side of socket
flesh rolls around prox brim for femorals
What is an optimal psychosocial environment?
whole-some environment and interactive experience
treating family and patient together
What is important psychosocially for infant patients?
early referral so family is shown possibilities to provide hope and less despair