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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    


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