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.

Remove ads
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

Taylor Review 9-1


Effects of immobility on muscle? Decreased muscle strength & size
Effects of immobility on joints? Decreased joint mobility and flexibility
Effects of immobility on endurance and activity? -limited endurance -activity intolerance
Effects of immobility on bone? bone demineralization
Effects of immobility on coordination and gait? lack of coordination and gait
Effects of immobility on ventilation and the respiratory system? -Decreased ventilatory effort -increased respiratory: -secretions -atelectasis -congestion
atelectasis [at'ilek'tesis]collapse of alveoli preventing respiratory exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen in part of the lungs
Effects of immobility on cardiac system? -increased cardiac workload -orthostatic hypotension -venous thrombosis
Effects of immobility on circulation and skin? -impaired circulation -skin breakdown (own notes: impaired circulation -->decreased perfusion-->areas of placed pressure-->not getting perfused-->cells die-->skin breakdown)
Own notes: 3 things important for skin integrity circulation immunity nutrition (protein essential for repair)
Effects of immobility on appetite and bowel movements? -decreased appetite -constipation
Effects of immobility on urinary system? -urinary stasis -infection
Effects of immobility on sleep and emotions? -altered sleep patterns -pain -depression -anger -anxiety
Created by: michellengo2