quiz #1 – the physical therapy practice model and the diagnostic process.txt

Card Set Information

Author:
BPT
ID:
59143
Filename:
quiz #1 – the physical therapy practice model and the diagnostic process.txt
Updated:
2011-01-17 23:52:21
Tags:
orthopedics
Folders:

Description:
orthopedics
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user BPT on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. why does physical therapy need a practice model?
    • There was no practice model
    • non-PT's were attempting to define scope of practice
    • improve quality of care
    • enhance patient satisfaction
    • promote appropriate utilization services
    • promote appropriate utilization of services
    • reduce unwarranted variations in services
    • allow others to understand the practice and scope of physical therapy
  2. what is the medical model?
    Attempts to identify a disease or disease process. Then it attempts to eliminate the pathology that is causing the patient at a particular set of signs and symptoms
  3. what is the PT model
    attempts to identify impairments caused by disease process, and develop interventions to eliminate or decrease functional limitations and/or disability
  4. define disease
    the intrinsic pathogenic or active pathology
  5. define impairment
    loss of normal anatomical, physiological, psychological status of an organism
  6. functional limitation
    limitation of performance of an organism as a whole
  7. define disability
    limitation or disadvantage to perform socially defined roles within a culture as it relates to age and gender
  8. will an impairment always result in functional limitation?
    no
  9. will a functional limitation always result in disability
    no
  10. can disabilities be minimized?
    yes
  11. what is intervention?
    the purposeful and skilled interaction of the physical therapist with the patient or other individuals involved in care. Techniques utilized should be consistent with the evaluation, diagnosis, and prognosis.
  12. true or false – intervention should always be evidence-based, outcome oriented, and promote self responsibility
    true
  13. intervention can occur at all levels,

    give an example of an intervention for primary prevention
    identify the age at which a person is most at risk for the disease or condition and educate them about how to prevent it; changes in exercise, diet, lifestyle changes, etc.
  14. intervention can occur at all levels,

    give an example of an intervention for active pathology
    these are the people who are suffering from the condition or pathology. The goal here is to educate the patient about about the condition and the things that will make it worse or better.
  15. intervention can occur at all levels,

    give an example of an intervention for impairment
    these are interventions that focus on regaining impairments, such as: stretching to increase range of motion, muscle exercises to increase strength, etc.
  16. intervention can occur at all levels,

    give an example of an intervention for functional limitations
    identify the functional limitation and focus on ways to make that functional activity easy. Example, patient having trouble tying shoelaces, buy shoes with Velcro
  17. what is a medical diagnosis
    medical diagnosis is formulated from the lab data, imaging studies, signs and symptoms to determine the disease
  18. do physical therapists diagnose?
    yes – we diagnose musculoskeletal conditions by identifying the signs and symptoms reported by the patient
  19. arriving at a medical diagnosis

    does the statistical approach consider mental process of the clinician
    no – only considers mathematical probabilities and input and output derived from the patient
  20. arriving at a medical diagnosis

    Explain process tracking
    opposite of the statistical approach

    Evaluates the mental processes of arriving at the diagnosis

    This approach is most often used

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview