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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 8
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Movement of an extremity awsy from the midline of the body.
Movement of an extremity toward the axis of the body.
Relationship of various body parts to one another.
Base of Support
Area on which an object rests; a stance with feet slighty apart.
Physiologic study of the muscular actions and the functions of muscle in maintaining the posture of the body.
Pathologic condition caused by progressive development of arterial compression and reduced blood supply to an extremity.
Abjormal, usually permanant condition of a joint characterized by flexion and fixation and caused by ateophy and shortening.
Toward the back.
Supine position with patient lying on the back with head, shoulders, and extremities moderately flexed and leg extended.
Bending or flexion backwards, as in upward bending of the fingers, wrist, foot, or toes.
The science of matching workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of workers especially in regards to MSD and their prevention.
Movement allowed by certain joints of the skeleton that increases the angle between two adjoining bones.
Movement of certain joints that decreaces the angle between two adjoining bines.
Posture assumed by pattient when head of bed is raised 45-60 degrees.
Patient kneels so weight of body is supported by knees and chest.
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