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Fill-in: _______ is the removal of a limb, or part of a limb, that is no longer useful to you and is causing you great pain, or threatens your health because of extensive infection
A modified ankle disarticulation amputation, performed most frequently for extensive foot trauma
and produces a painless, durable extremity end that can stand full wt bearing
Farming accident, lower left arm has been crushed, if he is in shock, how should the nx position his body to do tx
on his back with his legs elevated
Has a realistic-looking hand that is activated by electrical impulse from muscles in the upper are. Electrical activity is relayed from electrodes n the shell of the prosthesis to microcircuits in the prosthetic fingers is called
Fill-in: A kind of amputation where the skin flap cover the servered bone end is called ________
closed method (flap amputation)
A pt was rushed to surgery, and arm was amputated above the elbow. Pt wakes up cursing at the nx
about missing arm. What should nx do?
stay quietly with the pt at the bed side
Pt complains of feeling sensations on the missing limb, the nx should say
“you may be experiencing phantom pain”
Fill-in: ________ is a growth containing many nerve cells.
Fill-in: _______ is a benzodiazepine, a drug that slows down the central nervous system
Why are you rewrapping elastic bandages
b/c Stump bandages shrinks and shapes the stump
A bacterial infection of the hair follicle which produces small, etching, solid areas
Least desirable position for a pt with below the knee amputation
sitting in a chair
Strengthening the pt’s muscles
lifting herself with a trapeze
SATA: below the knee amputation, want to ensure optimum rehabilitation, what nx action are appropriate?
- Teach her how to wrap the stump from distally to proximally
- Have her tighten her thigh muscle and press them into the bed
What is a leading factor for osteoporosis
What would you like to do?
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