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pt skills

_______ _______ _______ provide treatment to improve mobility and prevent or limit permanent disability of patients with disabling injuries or disease. physical therapist assistants
____-___-___ exercises are done to maintain the health of the musculoskeletal system. range-of-motion
what can cause poor appetite, constipation, urinary infections, respiratory problems, and hypo-static pneumonia? lack of exercise
________ causes mineral loss, especially of calcium from the bones. inactivity
_______ is a tightening and shortening of a muscle, resulting in a permanent flexing of a joint. contracture
muscles atrophy (shrink)and become weak. joints become stiff and difficult to move. because of? inactivity
_____ ROM exercises are performed by patients who are able to move each joint without assistance. active
______ _______ ROM exercises the patient actively moves the joints but receives assistance to complete the entire ROM. active assistive
______ ROM exercises another person moves each joint for a patient who is not able to exercise. passive
______ ROM exercises administered by a therapist,and the exercises are performed against resistance provided by the therapist. resistive
the ____ ____ ____ should find out what type of ROM exercises are to be performed and determine whether any limitations to the exercises exist before administering or assisting the patient with the exercises. health care worker
remember it is _____ responsibility to check legal requirements regarding ROMs your!
knock on the door and pause before entering.and introduce yourself.when? entering a room
use proper ____ ____ when administering ROM exercises. body mechanics
if the patient complains of pain or discomfort during any exercise, ______ the exercise and report the fact to your immediate supervisor. stop
in some states and health care facilities, only physical therapists or ____ ____ may perform ROMs to the head and neck. registered nurses
if the patient had hip or knee replacement surgery, check first for any ____ or _____ to ROMs. limitations or restrictions
the patient should be cautioned against _____ the walker. sliding
it is essential that the health care worker remain ____ at all times when ambulating a patient. alert
Created by: Mrs. Franks