Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
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

68wm6 p2 Ort Sur Amp

Orthopedic Surgery and Amputations

How is arterial blood flow assessed? by palpation of bilateral pedal pulses and Doppler pressure measurements
How often should neurovascular impairment be assess in a post-op amputee? Hourly
How can flexion hip deformites be prevented in a post-op amputee? postoperatively by raising the foot of the bed slightly to elevate the residual extremity
How often will a post-op amputee need to be placed in the prone position, and why? Place the patient in prone position a minimum of twice a day. Will stretch the flexor muscles.
How is an amputees extremity prepared for a prosthesis? Application of elastic wraps to shrink and reshape the residual extremity into a cone to facilitate the proper fit and subsequent use of a prosthesis
True or False: If phantom pain is severe and persistant, A reamputation may be performed at a more proximal location. True.
What anti-inflammatories are commonly given post-amputation? Indomethacin (Indocin), Ibuprofin, Naproxen (Naprosyn)
Out of Indomethacin, Ibuprofin, and Naproxin, which has drowsiness as a side effect and the PT should avoid driving until dosage is established? Naproxen (Naprosyn)
Created by: Shanejqb
Popular Nursing sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards