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Unformatted text preview: f. Wrist—bend wrist and move in circle. g. Spine—can you bend over (check over for scrolosis. Ask her to talk there and back. Legs—bring it forward, bring it back, abduct, adduct. h. Hip-ask patient to lay down and passively assess it. You as the nurse move it up and move it to the side. Circumduct hip. Bend knee up. Ask if you can move her ankle—dorsal flex, plantar flex, circumduct. i. Knees j. Ankle k. Feet 3. Test muscle strength of: (if it’s a muscle, oppose it) Push down on a. Deltoid b. Biceps c. Triceps—ask patient to make a fist, and ask them to push away from you. d. Wrist e. Fingers—ask patient to squeeze finger and push apart. f. Hip (adbuctors, adductors)—“push hand away” g. Hamstring—put hand on bottom of calf and ask patient to push down back to table. h. Quadriceps—have them raise their leg up at the knee i. Ankle and foot Records the assessment findings accurately...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course NURS 152 taught by Professor Fenske during the Winter '12 term at University of Michigan.
- Winter '12