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  1. To apply pressure with hands
    Massage
  2. Process of assisting patient to regain a state of health and the highest level of funcion possible
    Rehabilitation
  3. Medical specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitaion
    Physiatry
  4. Process of pus formation due to infection
    Suppuration
  5. An artifical body part
    Prosthesis
  6. A type of test, series of tests, or an evaluation to determine the extent of an illness or disease.
    Diagnostic
  7. Use of heat-inducing wavelenghts to provide muscle relaxation and therapy
    Diathermy
  8. Accumulation of fluid, pus, or serum in a cavity or tissue which may beecome hard and crusty
    Exudate
  9. Removal of an extremity due to injury or disease
    Amputation
  10. Pain and disability caused by trauma to a joint. A ligament may be torn in severe pain.
    Sprain
  11. Paralysis of the lower portion of the body
    paraplegia
  12. Trauma to a muscle from excessive stretching or pulling. Inflammation of a tendon resulting in pain, tenderness, and lack of mobility
    Strain
  13. Paralysis of all extremities of the body
    Quadriplegia
  14. Nonprogressive paralysis due to defects in the brain or birth trauma.
    cerebral palsy
  15. Kneading or a rolling method of massage which requires pressing the muscles
    petrissage
  16. stroking movement which may be performed in a circular pattern
    Effleurage
  17. Light tapping or percussion that is performed with the sides of the hands in a cupping position to relieve congestion.
    tapotement
  18. ROM
    range of motion
  19. Turn downward or backwards as with the hand or foot; to lie in a prone position is to be face downward
    pronation
  20. Movement toward the midline of the body
    Adduction
  21. Ability to move the thumb into contact with the other fingers
    opposition
  22. Exteme or abnormal extension or stretching
    hyperextension
  23. Ethical standards are established by the profession and administered by _________________?
    peer review
  24. What are the requirements of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act?
    • Must be of sound mind and legal age
    • or family must decide after death
  25. Who does the Miranda Warning apply to?
    • hospitals, hospices, nursing homes, HMOs, and other health care facilities
    • ensures pt receive written rigt-to-die options and facility must comply with pt's desires
  26. What is public law?
    • criminal
    • deals with offense aginst all citizens
  27. what is private or civil law?
    • contract law- patient/physician relationship
    • tort law-any # of actions done by one person or group of persons that causeinjury
  28. defamation
    to attack the reputation of a person or group
  29. libel
    written attack
  30. slander
    verbal attack
  31. Deliberate attempt or threat to touch without consent
    Assault
  32. Unauthorized touching of another person
    battery
  33. what are the three things involved in a patient-physician contract?
    • offer
    • acceptance
    • consideration
  34. Who's responsibility is it to obtain the consent for treatment?
    Physician's
  35. res ipsa loquirur
    the thing speaks for itself
  36. Doing something that a reasonable person would not do in the same situation
    negligence
  37. respondent superior
    let the master answer
  38. A law that designates a specific limit of time during which a claim may be filed in malpractice suits or in the collection of bills
    Statue of limitations
  39. subpoena duces tecum
    to appear in court with patient records when the physician is unavailable
  40. What is Professional Liability and what is the process involved?
    • physician can withdraw care or break contract if patient is uncooperative
    • process involves written notification by certified mail with return reciept. Stating reasons and effective date.

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