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Joint Stabilization

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What are the different types of joint stabilization? Internal: ORIF, External: fixators and traction
What are the complications of joint trauma? infection, immobilization, compartment syndrome, fat embolism
What are the consequences of untreated joint problems? contracture, limited motion, pain, rupture of joint, decreased activity
What does a synovectomy treat? RA
What does an osteotomy do? Remove or adds a piece of bone
What does an arthroplasty do? Reconstructs or replaces a joint
What are post-surgical complications? infection (G+ streptococi and staph), DVT -> PE
What are the post-op priorities for a post-surgical joint procedure? 5 P's, CSM, anti-coagulant therapy, pain management, preventative ATB, Ambulation
What are the 5 P's? Pallor, pain, pulses, paresthesia, and paralysis
What does CSM stand for? Cirrculaion/Color, Sensation, Motion/Movement
What does a THA treat? RA, OA
When would a cemented hip be used over a non-cemented hip? older, less active PT
When should a post-op THA PT walk? POD 1
What are the activity limitations of a post-op THA? For 4-6 weeks avoid internal rotation, adduction, 90 degree flexion at hip, driving, abduction pillows, raised toilet seats
What exercises do post-op THA PTs do? quads, leg raises, glute tightening, abduction exercises
What are the post-op priorities for TKA? Compression bandage, knee immbolizer, progressive ROM, CPM
Created by: brebre273