MSK lecture Fall 2010

MSK lecture Fall 2010 - Musculoskeletal Assessment Click to...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Musculoskeletal Assessment Nursing 311 Ellen Synovec, RN, MN, MBA, NEA- BC
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Anatomy Review Bones l Muscles l Joints and Bursae l Tendons l Attaches muscle to bone l Ligaments l Attaches bone to bone l Cartilage l Connective tissue
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Types of Joints
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MSK Terminology Ventral - Anterior aspect or front of body l Dorsal - Posterior aspect or back of body l Volar - Palmar aspect of hand l Plantar - Bottom of foot
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MSK Terminology Lateral - Outside or farther from center of body l Medial - Inside or closest to center of body l Proximal - Closest to root l Distal - Farthest from root
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Nomenclature for Fingers Thumb Index Middle or long finger Ring finger Small finger
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MSK Terms Strain - Stretching or tearing of muscle l Ex: Lumbar-sacral strain l Sprain - Ligament injury l Ex: Ankle sprains
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Basic Terms Pg 715
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Musculoskeletal History l Inspection l Palpation l Range of Motion
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Musculoskeletal Biographic Data: age, sex, occupation l Current Health Status l Major Symptoms Pain Weakness Stiffness Balance and Coordination Problems
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Musculoskeletal Occupation and hobbies l Dominant side/hand l Medications Rx, OTC, NSAID, herbals and vitamins l Tetanus status
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Musculoskeletal Past Medical History l Family History – Gout, Arthritis, Osteoporosis l Ask about injuries l What, When, and How
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Musculoskeletal Pain Assessment l Diffuse or specific (localized) area l Able to continue normal activities l Any limitations l Degree of pain l Pain scale
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course NURS 311 taught by Professor Synovec during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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