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Rehab and End-of-Life Care

TermDefinition
Abduction moving a body part away from the midline of the body
Active Assisted Range of Motion exercises to put a joint through its full arc of motion that are done by a resident with some help from a staff member
Adaptive Devices special equipment that helps a person who is ill or disabled perform ADLs; also called assistive devices
Adduction moving a body part toward the midline of the body
Dorsiflexion bending backward
Extension straightening a body part
Flexion bending a body part
Foot Drop weakness of muscles in the feet and ankles that interferes with the ability to flex the ankles and walk normally
Hyperextension extending a joint beyond its normal range of motion
Opposition touching the thumb to any other finger
Orthotic Devices devices applied externally to limbs to support, protect, improve function, and prevent complications
Physiatrists doctors who specialize in rehabilitation
Pronation turning downward
Rehabilitation care that is managed by professionals to restore a person to the highest possible level of functioning after an illness or injury
Restorative Care care used after rehabilitation to maintain a person's function and increase independence
Rotation turning the joint
Supination turning upward
Anticipatory Grief a period of mourning when the dying person or his family is expecting the death
Bereavement the period following a loss in which mourning occurs
Complicated Grief grief complicated by disorders or conditions, such as depression and substance abuse
Grief a deeply emotional process that is a response to loss
Mourning the period in which people work to adapt a loss; influenced by culture, tradition, and society
Palliative Care care given to people who have serious, life-threatening diseases; goals are to control symptoms, reduce suffering, prevent side effects and complications, and maintain quality of life
Postmortem Care care for the body after death
Rigor Mortis Latin for "stiffness of death;" refers to the stiffness that occurs after death due to muscles becoming rigid
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