Unformatted text preview: Organizing your work place for Clinical Basics Testing . Determine your assigned faculty doctor (View Assignment List). . “Pick up your patient’s folder.” Obtain a Dual Probe Instrument. Check with your faculty doctor as to which bench to use. . Have your pen, reﬂex hammer & inclinometer available. “Place [the] patient’s Cerv. & Thoracic x-rays on the end of your work bench area.” “Put the [patient’s Prior] Case History on top of the x-rays for faculty review.” . The faculty doctor will‘give you the patient’s Radiology Report (that you had turned
in to Dr. Johnson). *If there are notations on the Radiology Report, these notations
should be recorded in the Special Instructions section of the Patient
Evaluation/Work—up Form. 9. Take the Prior Case History and the Radiology Report and “punch” these. 10. “Get any last minute instructions from [your faculty] doctor.” 11. Once your faculty doctor has reviewed the Pri0r Case History & Radiology Report, put these pages on the _l_ef_t side of the patient’s folder, Case history on top. 12. Begin the Spinal Evaluation of your patient, least invasive to most invasive. 13. “When you complete the Dual Probe Scan, let the faculty doctor know ASAP your ﬁndings of “Break” _or “No Break.”
14. “The faculty doctor will then run the dual probe to check your instrumentation ﬁndings.”
15. If you have found a “break,” continue on with the patient’s Clinical Evaluation. (If you did 1191 ﬁnd a “break,” continue on with the patient’s Clinical Evaluation,
and your faculty doctor will assign you an area to palpate for Static & Motion
review. Also, your faculty will assign a Technique set—up to perform—N9
ADJUSTING WILL TAKE PLACE. ] 16. If you have identiﬁed a “break,” be sure to perform & record ﬁndings for Static & Motion Palpation of the “break” area.
17. Have the faculty doctor check your palpation ﬁndings.
18. If you determine your patient is subluxated and your faculty doctor concurs, be ‘ sure you’ve recorded what segment is involved, its listing, and the type of
adjustment selected. The faculty doctor will review your determination and will
make any corrections to your ﬁndings. If the faculty'doctor feels there is TIME
during the remaining class hour to adjust (and you and your'patient wish to have
you adjust, in-class), place your patient on the piece of adjusting equipment
appropriate for the adjustment. The faculty doctor will check your patient
placement, will review with you the thrust for the adjustment—(have you thrust “in
the air)—-critique your set up for the adjustment, and observe your delivery of the
adjustment. Remember, too, “to record your Post Check ﬁndings.” ****NOTE: “DURING THE WORK—UP — ONLY USE THE HYLOS FOR THE LEG CHECK EXAM (DON’T USE THEM FOR THE ROM, or ORTHO-NEUROS).” wsame9- Copyright: Gindl, P., modiﬁed by Johnson, M.———9/29/09 ...
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