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NPTE Clinical Files

Jun 29, 2018

Susan is a 67-year-old female who is being treated for significant balance deficits. The treating therapist is challenging Susan today by having her reach out of her base of support.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which type of motor training the patient is currently engaging in.

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Jun 27, 2018

Freddy is being treated for a stage IV decubitus ulcer that is dry and infected. 

The therapist is challenged with determining which dressing would be the most effective for this wound type. 

Do you know which dressings should be considered when an infection is present? 

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Jun 22, 2018

Helen is currently in physical therapy and is being instructed on how to perform stair climbing given her previous CVA. 

The physical therapist is challenged with understanding the type of feedback would be the best to facilitate her proper performance of the motor task.  

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Jun 20, 2018

Drew presents to physical therapy with a history of stable angina pectoris, however, has been cleared for exercise. The therapist is challenged with determining the factors that affect the workload of the heart.

Do you know the factors that affect the workload of the heart?

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Jun 15, 2018

Sonia presents to physical therapy post-MVA a T10 spinal cord injury. She has been using a wheelchair for her primary mode of transportation and now has bilateral hip pain. The physical therapist is challenged with prescribing the correct wheelchair changes in order to reduce hip pain. 

Do you know standard wheelchair...