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NPTE Clinical Files

Oct 31, 2018

Jax is being seen for a C7 ASIA B SCI. The patient has been participating in physical therapy for 2 months but continues to have functional limitations.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the highest level of function the patient MOST expected to achieve.

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Oct 24, 2018

Nadine assesses her patient's knee flexion strength in both the sitting and standing positions. The therapist finds that the patient has diminished end range knee flexion strength in standing.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which is most likely reason for the diminished knee flexion strength.

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Oct 17, 2018

Gary presents with acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (AIDP) that is affecting his trunk and extremities. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which pulmonary examination findings are consistent with AIDP. 

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Oct 10, 2018

Bernard presents to the hospital with an acute exacerbation of his congestive heart failure. The patient presents with several CNS-based signs and symptoms.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the cause of the clinical presentation. 

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Oct 4, 2018

Curtis presents to a balance center for balance testing using the CTSIB protocol. The patient is found to become unstable during multiple conditions. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which of the patient's sensory system's are intact and used for balance. 

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