EEX test 2 notes - Physical Aspects: Physical disabilities/...

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Physical Aspects: Physical disabilities/ wheelchair etiquette From the Headlines Man uses prosthetic leg to hide stolen cash 2008 Nonprofit agency gives disabled vet custom built segways 2008 USF team makes an all terrain wheelchair 2008 Man’s best friend Buddy dials 911 General terms Monoplegia- 1 limb Hemiplegia- 1 side of body Paraplegia: legs Quadriplegia- all four extremities varies from some loss of mobility to complete paralysis Cerebral Palsy CP Most causes are unknown o Malnutrition during pregnancy possibily Prevalence: 2/1000 10,000 per year in US Orthopedic complications are treated (lifetime: 1 million) Speech is often affected Symptoms may be very mild (slight clumsiness to severe) Multiple Sclerosis MS Onset occurs in people in 20 and 30s to 40s Progressive degeneration of central nervous system in US, 200 people/week are diagnosed Previous student 400 pills/month Disorder often plateaus or goes into
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