Tutor profile: Lyndsay R.
Subject: Physical Therapy
During the supine to sit test for pelvic alignment, if a patient's (R) malleolus goes from shorter in supine to longer when long seated, what misalignment is present?
The patient presents with a (R) posterior pelvic rotation. The supine to sit test is utilized to determine if a pelvic rotation is present.
Subject: Health and Medicine
What are the differences between systolic and diastolic blood pressures?
Systolic pressure is the pressure in the arteries during the contraction phase, or working phase, of the heart. This should be less than 120 mmHg. Diastolic pressure is the pressure in the heart and arteries during the resting phase. This should be about 80 mmHg.
Which area (lobe) of the brain is responsible for receiving and interpreting sensory information?
The parietal lobes, specifically the postcentral gyrus, is responsible for sensory interpretation. This is the location of the primary somatosensory cortex.
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