Tutor profile: Deanna M.
Subject: Physical Therapy
A PT uses an intermittent compression device to treat a patient w/ LE edema. What are three things to carefully monitor during the session, given that the patient has a history of mixed arterial and venous disease?
1. Lower leg skin color 2. Capillary refill time 3. Palpation of Dorsalis Pedis Artery
Describe the term "Othering" and give an example.
Othering is a term used when referring to a group of people that are different and seemingly (implicitly or explicitly) inferior to another group of people. For example, women that work in male-dominated professions, such as engineering or finance, they are seem as the "other" because they are different, not the "norm", and the minority.
Describe the path of blood flow through the heart (including valves, chambers, arteries & veins). Where is blood oxygenated? Deoxygenated?
Right Atrium --> Tricuspid Valve --> Right Ventricle --> Pulmonic Valve --> Pulmonary Artery --> Lungs --> Pulmonary Veins --> Left Atrium --> Mitral Valve --> Left Ventricle --> Aortic Valve --> Aorta --> Body --> Superior & Inferior Vena Cava --> Right Atrium Blood is oxygenated from: Pulmonary Veins --> Body Blood is deoxygenated from: Superior & Inferior Vena Cava --> Lungs
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