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OT Assistant

Geriatric Rehab 104

Evaluation of the Acute and Medically Complex Patient


  • Analyze 3 reasons for the importance of the chart review in the evaluation of the acute and medically complex patient
  • List 5 causes and clinical signs of electrolyte abnormality
  • Review and describe 5 causes and signs of acid-base imbalances
  • Outline the process of completing a systems review of the patient
  • Become familiar with signs and symptoms of nutrional deficiency
  • Outline signs associated with coronary artery disease and heart failure
  • Outline signs associated with sepsis, vertigo, dehydration and metabolic syndrome

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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