Pathophysiology Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 25 :

Immobility and Associated Problems

Quiz 25 :

Immobility and Associated Problems

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Which of the following frequently causes decubitus ulcers?
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B

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Which of the following is/are common effect(s) of prolonged immobility in children?
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D

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Paralysis of the lower part of the body is called:
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B

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The major problem associated with immobility and the gastrointestinal tract is:
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Immobility may lead to dehydration primarily as a result of:
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Lack of weight-bearing and skeletal muscle activity for a prolonged period leads to:
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Prolonged immobility may predispose to ___________ in the kidneys.
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What is a major factor predisposing to pulmonary infection in immobilized patients?
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Inactive muscle quickly loses strength as it becomes _____________.
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What do prolonged periods of immobility frequently lead to? 1) Orthostatic hypotension 2) Increased blood pressure and increased heart rate 3) Increased risk of both thrombi and emboli 4) Rapid, deep respirations
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Bladder infections are more likely to develop in immobilized patients because of:
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Atelectasis may occur with a prolonged period of bed rest because of:
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Which of the following is likely to develop when a leg is immobilized in a cast?
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Virchow's triad refers to:
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Which of the following applies/apply to orthostatic hypotension associated with prolonged immobility?
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