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CCAC NRN 102 (CH 54)

CCAC NRN 102 Musculoskeletal Dysfunction

The most common symptom first noticed with Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease is a limp on the affected side
Characterized by excessive fractures and bone deformity Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Osteogenesis Imperfecta is often confused with abuse
What are the goals of a rehabilitative approach to management of OI? Preventing positional contractures, muscle weakness and osteoporosis, and malalignment of lower extremities
An abnormally increased convex angulation in the curvature of the thoracic spine Kyphosis
An accentuation of the cervical or lumbar curvature beyond physiologic limits Lordosis
A self-limiting disease in which aseptic necrosis of the femoral head occurs. Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
When is idiopathic scoliosis usually most noticeable? during the preadolescent growth spurt
For many curves in scoliosis, bracing is the treatment of choice. What would be a nursing diagnosis for a 16 year old that has just been told she needs a Milwalkee brace? Noncompliance
What intervention is important to include in teaching a 14 year old about a Boston brace? It should be worn over a light weight T-shirt to prevent skin irritation
Infant's born with Developmental dysplasia of the hip are usually treated with Pavlik Harness
When is treatment started for DDH As soon as it is found
What is the goal of treatment for a child born with clubfoot? to achieve a painless plantigrade and stable foot
When a child is being treated for clubfoot with serial casting, how often are the casts changed? Every few days for 1-2 weeks then every week until maximum correction is obtained, usually 8-12 weeks.
What type of treatment is done after correction with casting? Dennis-Brown splint to maintain the position
Created by: JayneAnn