The vertebral bodies of the spine are connected by what type of joint?
The elbow is an example of what type of joint?
The sutures of the skull are an example of what type of joint?
A type of assessment involving the percussion of nerves to elicite a "pins and needles" sensation, which results in a positive sign for Carpal Tunnel Syndrom
An assessment used to elicite the burning sensation and numbness caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrom.
It involves holding both hands back to back and flexing wrists into a 90 degree angle downward.
Often the result of a strong, single throwing motion and is assessed for using the drop arm test.
Rotator Cuff Tear
The medical term for a subcutaneous purpura larger than 1 centimeter or a hematoma, commonly called a bruise.
Mary's injury probably occurred by lifting heavy buckets with her palms down (toward the bucket). This caused a chronic overuse injury at the...
Complete loss of contact between the two bones in a joint.
Two bones in a joint are connected, but they are not aligned.
Shortening of a muscle leading to limited ROM of a joint.
Stiffness or the fixation of a joint caused by limited ROM possibly resulting from a contracture.
A client is brought to the health care facility with a sudden loss of movement on the right side of the body. Upon assessment, the nurse finds that the client has a slight flicker of contraction in the muscles on the right side. What should the nurse document as the muscle strength rating?
What muscle rating is given when the client is able to perform full ROM against gravity and against some resistance?
When the client is able to perform active movements against gravity, the muscle strength is graded as what?
If the client is able to perform passive ROM, the muscle strength is rated as what?
If the client is able to perform full ROM against gravity and full resistance, the muscle strength is rated as what?
If a client has no sign of contraction in the muscles what muscle rating is given?