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NPTE Clinical Files

Oct 16, 2019

Dwayne presents for an initial evaluation for lower back and perineal pain but without a comprehensive medical history.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the correct GU diagnosis.

How well do you know your GU pathologies? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about genitourinary...


Oct 9, 2019

Carlos is being treated for a second-degree burn that he received at work. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the proper topical agent to use on the patient's burn. 

How well do you know your topical agents? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about topical agents for burns.

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Oct 2, 2019

Gail suffered a traumatic brain injury during a fall at home and is now being seen in the hospital.

The therapist notices a significant change in the patient's hip mobility along with notable pain with movement.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which course of action is the MOST appropriate given...


Sep 25, 2019

Ed is being seen in the hospital for organ failure and metabolic syndrome. The patient is confused, aggressive, and has questionable lab values.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which type of breathing pattern is consistent with the patient who is being treated in the hospital. 

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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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