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Vocab Chap 6

body mechanics study of muscle and body movements--prevention and correction of problems related to posture and lifting
emergency move a patient move that should be performed when there is immediate danger to the patient or to the resuer
kyphosis abnormal curvature of the spine with convexity backward also known as slouching
lordosis abnormal anterior convexity of the spine. Also called swayback
nonsurgent move a patient move made when no immediate threat to life exists
power grip recommending gripping technique. Palm and fingers come in complete contact with the object and all fingers are bent at the same angle
power lift Feet apart, knees bent, back and abdominal muscles tightened, back straight, lifting force driven through heels and arches. upper body rise before hips
urgent move pt moved because of immediate threat to life because of pts condition and must be moved quickly because of condition
Created by: Pamilee3733