Comp Pt

  1. what is the difference between handicapped and disabled?
    • handicapped is a disadvantage for an individual that limits or prevents fulfillment of a role within normal range of a human of the same sex and age
    • disabled is the lack of ability to perform an activity resulted from acute or chronic health condition and affects motor, sensory or mental functions
  2. t/f disabled deals with physical impairments and handicapped encompasses more than just the physical aspect
  3. what is four handed dental hygiene
    dental hygienist and assistant
  4. what is a viral or bacterial infection of the spinal cord?
  5. what is a progressive degenerative disorder of the spinal cord
    multiple sclerosis
  6. what is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by weakness and fatigability of symmetrical voluntary muscles. Facial and oral parts served by certain cranial nerves.
    • ask your oral path teacher....
    • Myasthenia Gravis
  7. what disease is a chronic demyelinating disease of the central nervous system characterized by progressive disability. it is genetically linked disease of adults with motor sensory cognitive and emotional changes
    multiple sclerosis
  8. what is an autoimmune disease of connective tissue characterized by an overproduction of collage. the most striking physical symptom is the immobility and rigidity of the skin but inflammation and sclerosis occur throughout the body
  9. what is a life threatening emergency condition in which the blood pressure increases sharply it may happen in pts with a spinal cord injury lesion on T6 or above but not below the level
    hyperreflexia (autonomic dysreflexia)
  10. how is the pano used with CVA
    evaluated for evidence of calcification in the carotid artery, which is observed inferior and posterior to the inferior border of the mandible on pano
  11. what are seven conditions increasing the risk for a stroke?
    • atherosclerosis
    • hypertention
    • tobacco use
    • cardiovascular disease
    • diabetes mellitus
    • use of oral contraceptives
    • drug abuse
  12. what are three types of barriers that might affect a pt
    • attitude barriers
    • physical barriers
    • financial barriers
  13. t/f with scleroderma you will see a tightening of skin and lips
Card Set
Comp Pt
ch 55 pt with acquired physical impairment