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Mobility & Immobility Issues in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is the technical term for walking?

Question 2 2. How often should a patient be turned to help avoid bed sores?

Question 3 3. What is the proper term for bed sores?

Question 4 4. _____ is body orientation and helps to maintain the correct curvature of the vertebral column.

Question 5 5. What does ambulation mean?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is not a benefit of ambulation?

Question 7 7. ________ occurs as a result of fluid retention in the lungs due to the chest muscles getting weak.

Question 8 8. What is the best way to move a patient up in the bed?

Question 9 9. What is peristalsis?

Question 10 10. Ambulation prevents _____, which is when muscles, tendons and ligaments shorten and become hard due to a loss of elasticity, leading to joint deformity.

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Question 11 11. What could happen in the joints due to a loss of elasticity?

Question 12 12. What is the term for the break down of skin tissue due to lack of oxygen supply?

Question 13 13. What does the term 'body mechanics' mean?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an effect of mobility occurring?

Question 15 15. Which body mechanics technique moves joints through the entire area through which they allow movement?

Mobility & Immobility Issues in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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