Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Post Practice Exams

Key words & facts learned reviewing post-exam scores

Acute Unilateral Vestibular Dysfunction Spontaneous nystagmus suppressed with visual fixation, ataxic wide-based gait, vertigo, lateral head tilt toward lesioned side, abnormal vestibular ocular reflex, intense disequilibrium
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo episodic vertigo, nausea, blurred vision, changes with head movement, typically stops in 30 seconds
Acoustic Neuroma Benign tumor affecting CN VIII, progressive hearing loss, tinnitus, disequilibrium
Meniere's Disease Nausea, vomiting, episodic vertigo, fullness in the ear with low frequency hearing loss
Fact: Patients (over 65) receiving Medicare must receive PT DAILY (5-7days) if in an acute care hospital Fact: aquatic therapy limits effusion, assists venous return, induces bradycardia
Fact: Backward trunk lean is "gluteus maximus gait" 'cause of weak glute max. Fact: Central vision is lost first with cataracts; peripheral vision is lost first with glaucoma
Wound care ointment: Sulfamylon Penetrates through eschar to provide antibacterial control
Wound care ointment:: Silver nitrate & nitrofurazone Attack superficial organisms on the surface
Wound care ointment: Panafil A keratolytic enzyme used for selective debridement
Fact: Long-term immunosuppression and/or corticosteriod use can lead to myopathy & skin changes Fact: Medicare Part B covers doctor's services, outpatient services, private PT services, and DME.
Semmes-Weinstein monofillaments for sensory testing 1) 4.17 = 1g of force and considered normal 2) 5.07 = 10g of force and indicates protective sensation loss 3) 6.10 = 75g of force and shows severe lack of sensation
Fact: Neumonectomy is the the removal of an entire lung.
Craig's test For abnormal femoral antetorsion angle
Fact: Dakin's solution (bleach & boric acid) is for infected wounds only. It is not an enzymatic debrider. Fact: Alginate dressings used for wounds with large amounts of exudate
Fact: ANOVA is used to compare three or more groups Fact: In correlation studies, 0.7+ is "high," and 0.35-0.69 is "moderate"
Fact: ANOVA is used to compare three or more groups Fact: In correlation studies, 0.7+ is "high," and 0.35-0.69 is "moderate"
Fact: Changes in memory, confusion, disorientation, ataxia, gait disturbances, loss of fine motor control are characteristics of AIDS dementia complex Fact: An internal carotid artery stroke produces symptoms of combined MCA & ACA.
Lateral Medullary (Wallenberg's) Syndrome Occlusion to posterior inferior cerebellar artery. Decreased pain & temp to ipsilateral face, nystagmus, vertigo, nausea, dysphagia, ipsilateral Horner's syndrome, and contralateral loss of pain & temp to the body
Fact: Stage I pressure ulcer is characterized by nonblanching erythema & decreased skin temp over the site of the ulcer. Fact: Early learning in the 1st phase of motor learning (the cognitive phase) requires full attention to the task and extrinsic feedback. As the task is learned, feedback can become more intrinsic and less attention to task is required.
Fact: Malaise and fatigue are common symptoms during the beginning stages of rheumatoid arthritis
Created by: carsonwolf