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Role of rehab in pt. care
Maximize independence, addressees sequelae of pathology rather than pathology itself,
A diagnosis in PT is...
A result from evaluation of the PT; Label/description of pt. pathology, impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, handicaps; helps guide the rest of treatment decisions
3 procedural interventions
Restorative interventions, compensatory interventions, preventative interventions
Procedural interventions used by PTAs
Therapeutic exercise; functional training in home, community and/or work; manual therapy; prescription, application, and fabrication for devices and equipment; airway clearance techniques; wound management; electrotherapeutic modalities; physical agents and mechanical modalities
The integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and pt. values
acknowledges the importance of societal, psychological, and physical functioning in the presence of disease, examines an individual's ability to carry out necessary life tasks and function within society
The consequences of disease as they pertain to the relationship between body structures, ability to carry out tasks, and ability to function within society
Purpose of ICF
to provide uniform standard language for describing health and health-related states; it integrates the biomedical, psychological, and social aspects of diseases and their associated disabilities so it is called a biopsychosocial model
Activity limitations (ICF)
difficulties that might be encountered by an individual attempting to complete a task or carry out an activity
Participation restrictions (ICF)
problems an individual might face while involved in life situations
interruption or interference with normal process and the simultaneous body efforts to heal itself or regain a normal state
a loss or abnormality of an anatomical, physiological, mental, or emotional nature
Functional limitation (nagi)
an abnormality or limitation in an individual's ability to carry out a meaningful action, task, or activity
Basic activities of Daily living (moving in bed, transferring from one surface to another, rising from a chair, ambulating, dressing, bathing)
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