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NPTE Clinical Files

Sep 18, 2019

Dorian is undergoing an examination during cardiac rehabilitation phase II. After 3 minutes the patient begins to complain of excessive fatigue. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which of the following exercise measures would most likely remain relatively constant. 

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Sep 11, 2019

Berry presents with mild back pain and an acute onset of gout. 

The physical therapist is challenged with which lifting maneuver is the least appropriate for this patient. 

How well do you know gout and lifting mechanics? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about Gout.

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Jul 30, 2019

Brady presents with first and second-degree burns across his anterior shins. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the proper setting of the TENS unit to reduce pain with debridement.

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Jul 17, 2019

Beniah is a 16-year-old baseball pitcher with persistent right shoulder pain. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which special test will confirm the presence of the suspected condition. 

How well do you know your shoulder special tests? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about...


Jul 10, 2019

Paul is a patient with a 4-year history of ALS and has been having recurrent respiratory infections  

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the proper treatment to facilitate lung clearance. 

How well do you know your pulmonary interventions? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about...