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

neuro final 3


Gunshot wound open brain injury
TBI pt. early stage interventions provide positioning, prevent contraction. Establish baseline
Symptoms found in TBI pt. but not generally CVA combative behavior
Pt. heightened state of activity, decreased processing, non purposeful aggressive behavior Level IV
Pt. robotic, requires structure/supervision, family to fill in gaps of memory VII
Pt. reacts inconsistently and non purposefully to stimuli, delayed reactions, recommend family to simplify vocab and talk slow
Assesses consciousness/ motor response, verbal response, eye open, no response 3-15 Glasco coma scale
Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation is multisensory, it uses all but vestibular
Walker ambulation walker/affected/non-affected
Cognitive challenges, pt. diagnosed with TBI experiences decrease attn. and concentration, impaired memory, impaired initiation. (no decrease of functional endurance)
Cognitive retraining may include engagement in familiar activities or computer activities.
Objectives for OT functional goal are functional, measurable, observable.
Anterior Cord Syndrome paralysis, loss of pain and touch sensation
Heterotopic ossification 9ectopic bone) development of bone in abnormal anatomical locations
Autonomic Dysreflexia is probably in a pt who sustained cervical and high thoracic lesions
Spasticity os opposite of flaccidity
Tetraplegia paralysis of all extremity
degree of paralysis that affects trunk, four limbs, and pelvic organ function tetraplegia
pounding headache, anxiety, perspiration, flushing, chills, goosebumps, HTN autonomic disreflexia
w/c positioning begins with pelvis
transfer to EOB, pt. C/O dizziness and looks pale orthostatic hypotension
What to do for orthostatic hypotension pt. if they are dizzy lay back down
Pt. has complete C7 SCI, tx strategies will include education AE for ADLs, ecplore education and leisure, fitting for manual w/c, (no LE strengthening)
Eventually, C7 pt will perform elbow extension, transfer I bed to w/c, drive to P.O., ( no develop fine motor skills c intrinsic muscles.
Lowest SC level of injury c portable respirator C3
No portable respirator, No manual w/c, d/c to private residents C4
Created by: mejasha