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NSG 201C Skin/hair/nails, musculoskeletal system
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What is the definition of pallor?
What is the definition of erythema?
What is the definition of cyanosis?
What is the definition of jaudice?
Why might hands and feet be slightly cooler in a cool environment?
because of less blood circulation to extremeties
How would you feel for temperature on someone's skin?
use back of hand to palpate person
When might someone appear pallor?
Why would bruising be of concern?
could be indication of abuse
What is the definition of exudate?
What are examples of lesions?
What is the definition of pseudofolliculitis?
What scale would you use to measure edema?
pitting edema scale
How would you teach a patient to do a self-examination on suspicious lesions?
A = asymmetry
B = border
C = color
D = diameter
E = elevation and enlargement
F = funny looking
What is the definition of comedones?
back heads or pimples
What is the definition of linea nigra?
black line that pregnant women get down stomach
What is the definition of vascular spiders?
What is the definition of senile lentigines?
What is the definition of thin parchment?
What is the definition of striae?
What is the definition of chloasma?
acne in face in pregnant women
What skin presentations might you find in an adolescent?
open or closed comedones
What skin presentations might you find in a pregnant person?
What skin presentation might you find in an aging adult?
Skin tags or acrohordons
Decreased hair growth
Decreased nail growth and brittle nails
What are you inspecting on the hair/scalp?
What are you inspecting for in nails?
1. shape and contour
2. consistency - smooth regular not brittle/splitting
4. capillary refill
What angle should your nail bed be at to be considered normal?
Which movements can skeletal muscle produce?
What is the definition of kyphosis?
a humpback or hunchback condition
What is one of the most common reasons for seeking care?
joint pain and loss of function
What health history question should you ask a patient about joints?
do you have any pain in or other problems with your joints?
What are some health history questions you should ask about muscles?
Any problems in muscles such as pain or cramping?
do you have pain with walking?
any recent fever, chills, or flu?
What are some health history questions you should ask about bones?
Do you have any deformity of the bones or joint?
Any injury or trauma?
Any ROM problems?
Have any history of accidents or trauma?
Any problems or limitations as a result?
Do you have any back pain
Do you have any numbness and tingling?
How is their gait?
What are additional health history questions you should ask an aging adult?
falls or stumbling?
use of mobility aids?
What is active range of motion?
When patient moves joint in range of motion without assistance
What is passive range of motion?
when someone moves joint through motion with assistance
What is the definition of lordosis?
arching of the spine
found in obese people and pregnant women
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