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Class Notes for PHTY302 at Australian Catholic University

Neurological Science and Practice 1

PHTY302 Lecture 1: Week 1

Introduction to Stroke Stroke Also commonly called cerebrovascular accident (CVA) It is the most common cause of disability in adults 420,000 Australians are now living with stroke 23 of the survivors have a disability 1...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Internal Carotid Artery, Hemianopsia, Hemiparesis

Blood and the Brain Brain uses 20 of the bodys oxygen requirements Approximately 800mlmin blood flows through the brain 4 arterial trunks supply the brain Anterior circulation internal carotid artery system The carotid s...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Migraine, Hemiparesis, Bleeding

S00189612 What are the relevant findings and the implications for Alexs assessment? Are there any special questions to include in the subjective interview or specific points to check in the physical examination? Main Findi...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Systematic Review, Weight-Bearing, Anatomical Terms Of Motion

Intensity of practice Evidence for neural plasticity Healthy monkeys 400600 reps daily to alter representation Stroke monkeys 600 reps daily to alter detrimental changes of the cortical lesion Functional reorganization of ...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Handrail, Shortness Of Breath, Physical Therapy

PHTY 302 Wk 67 Lecture Notes Clinical Reasoning Subjective assessment Information from the patients records Information from the patients relatives or carers Information from the members of the MDT Main categories Personal...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Spasticity, Stretch Reflex, Contracture

Primary sensorimotor impairments after Stroke Primary impairments following stroke Positive additional features Spasticity: Hyperexcitability of the stretch reflex Velocity dependent Often referred to as increased tone...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Coronary Artery Disease, Stroke Recovery, Exercise Prescription

Secondary Impairments after Stroke Loss of fitness after stroke Up to 75 of people with stroke have coronary artery disease Paretic muscles Decreased oxidative metabolism Decreased endurance Increased fatigue Low aerobi...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Pedestal, Physical Therapy, Anatomical Terms Of Motion

2. Outline a treatment plan for the next time you see Alex. The treatment plan should include one to one, semisupervised and independent practice. Specify the time Alex will spend on each activity. Maximum 2 pages, 11 poin...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Rotator Cuff Tear, Subluxation

Prevention of soft tissue damage after stroke Shoulder subluxation: Incidence ranges from 781 variation appears to be related to degree of paralysis Thought to be only one of many factors that can cause pain, however assoc...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: List Of Flexors Of The Human Body, Pedestal, Blind Spot Monitor

Part B. After completion of the subjectiveobjective assessment 1. Complete the table on the following two pages. Maximum 2 pages, 11 point Arial font. Text exceeding this page limit will not be marked. Text in a font less ...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Proprioception, Weight-Bearing, Physical Therapy

2. Provide a concise list of Alexs problems. Include activity limitations and primary and secondary impairments. During the physiotherapy assessment, Alexs primary and secondary impairments became clear, underlying her act...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Strength Training, Biofeedback, Weight-Bearing

Active excercises Paralysed very weak muscles Grades 02 Principles of strengthening differ from PRE Unable to movement against resistance Need low load high repetitions Aim: Increase central drive to muscles Improve ac...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone Dorsche
PHTY302 Lecture 12: Treatment Plan for a Patient following a Middle Cerebral Infarction
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Treatment Plan for a Patient following stroke

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Paracetamol, Migraine, Occupational Therapy
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Patient with stroke Background Information Reason for Admission/ Presenting Problems: Chris is a 55 year old who was brought in by ambulance and admitted to Bankstown Hospital 4 weeks a...

Physiotherapy
PHTY302
Simone
PHTY302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Contracture, Systematic Review, Glove
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Week 11: Reaching and manipulation after stroke Upper limb function after stroke 69 of people with acute stroke have upper limb impairment on admission Characteristics of UL function after stroke Arm movements are: Slow...

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Simone

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