Each patient is different and no two will be the same so you will need to clinically reason each choice. For the following questions consider your patient to be normal with no complications.
- What mobility aid do patients usual require Day 1 total hip replacement?
- How long is the average length of stay for a patient following a total knee replacement?
- You come to see a patient and need to check observations are normal before you get the patient out of bed. What are the normal ranges for blood pressure?
- Name four exercises which would be suitable for a Day 1 total knee replacement to begin providing they were a text book case with no complications?
- Which leg should the patient place first to help offload the operated leg day 1 Right TKR when using a zimmer frame?
- What movement should be avoided Day 1 ACL?
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How Physiowizard has not discovered this gem sooner I’m not sure but…….
The aim of this resource is to provide comprehensive information on SCI management to students and clinicians from all medical and paramedical disciplines involved in SCI care. The educational resource comprises 7 modules each consisting of various sub-modules. The “Overview for the whole team” module provides basic information of SCI Management for all disciplines involved in Spinal Injury Management. Five other modules cater to the needs of various disciplines i.e. Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists / Assistive Technologists, and Psychologists / Social Workers / Peer Counsellors. It is recommended that users go through the first module, “Overview for the whole team” before they access their discipline specific modules. The 7th module provides information on various aspects pertaining to the prevention of SCI.
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