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Peds: Final (trauma/Tx)
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In these burns all layers of the skin are destroyed, as well as some of the subcutaneous
tissue. The appearance is hard, leathery, with inflexible eschar (scab)
3rd Degree Burns
This burns involved the epidermis and dermis and varying degrees. Appears slightly
raised, blistered, reddened, and moist. This burns typically hurt the most and scare
2nd Degree Burns
What is this called the skull is not fractured in the injury, but the brain tissue is injured
and blood vessels may be ruptured by the force exerted against the skull?
Closed Head Injury
A client with a SC lesion at T4 will have what motor movements?
UE Function - paraplegic
Younger children are more likely to injure what area of their spinal cord than other
Cervical - head is out of proportion to body; unable to control/stabilize it by themselves
C3 & up (vital organs affected)
C4; some should flex/ext/ab/ad possible (not anything else for UE)
Upper T injuries won't have much trunk stability; UE function present. Lower T injuries may exhibit some trunk control.
T2 to T12 SCI
Affecting only the outer layer of the skin; causes pain, redness, and edema.
1st Degree Burns
In these burns all layers of the skin are destroyed, additionally involves injury to deeper tissues, such as muscle, tendons, or bone.
4th Degree Burn
Tommy is having a hard time learning how to tie his shoelaces. His OT pairs him up with
Annie who shoes Tommy each step, one by one until he masters the step. Which theorist
work is being utilized to to guide this treatment and what is it called?
Vygotsky - Zone of proximal development - scaffolding
An activity that has the following elements: Matches the child's developmental skills and
interests, provides a reasonable challenge to current performance level, engages and
motivates the child, and can be mastered with the child's focused effort, is called?
Just Right Challenge
Client has a 3rd degree burn: What is the OT's primary role during the period of active
scar formation (first year following injury)?
Burned areas are positioned in extension to promote future future function. If bed
position cannot be maintained then splinting should be used to maintain tissue
length. ROM minimum 1x day.
Sarah is 3 years-old, she mouths toys, bangs objects on table, will sit with props, however
prefers to be held and to cuddle. She coos and smiles. What age bracket is Sarah functioning age?
Birth to 6 months
FOR: Biomechanical/NDT - doesn't have trunk stability ( START WITH
Motor Skill Acquisition - want to work on bilateral coordination, midline, grasp patterns
A child is having difficulty holding a crayon like a typical 5 year old. She is
demonstrating fluctuating muscle tone from low to normal with little or no spasticity
AND poor co-activation of muscle flexors and extensors.
○ What is her diagnosis?
Pure Athetosis CP
FOR: Motor Skill Acquisition, NDT, Biomechanical, Handwriting (any work w/ explanation)
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Ped: Final (theorists)
Pets: Final (Ch. 3)
Peds: Final (CP)
Peds: Final (Grasps/Hand Skills)
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