The abbreviation ROM is used twice in this SOAP note What does ROM mean in this

The abbreviation rom is used twice in this soap note

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5.The abbreviation ROM is used twice in this SOAP note. What does ROM mean in this context? 6.Kay’s physical exam revealed hypertrophy of her muscles. Describe what this means. What is the abnormality present? 7.In the assessment section of this document, the abbreviation DDX is used. This is a very commonly used abbreviation. What does DDX stand for? 8.The doctor has determined that Kay may have radiculopathy. Describe what this word means in a way that an average patient could understand.
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9.The word “unilateral” is used to describe the possible disk herniation. What does unilateral mean? 10. Find an image of a “vertebral disk herniation.” Describe (in your own words) what is happening to the anatomical structures of the spine. A vertebral disk herniation is when a tear of a disk bulges out further than it is supposed to.
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  • Fall '16
  • Professor M. Vargas
  • Spinal disc herniation, Kay

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