Arthroplasty

In this video article we will have a close look at Arthroplasty with an example of Total Knee Replacement. So let’s get started.

Definition

Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure for the reconstruction or replacement of a joint. It’s primary motive is to restore the function of the joint.

Here is an visually presented example of Total Knee Replacement or Knee Arthroplasty

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Symptoms of Dermatomyositis

In this article we will discuss about Symptoms of Dermatomyositis. So let’s get started.

Symptoms

Muscle Pain
Muscle tenderness
Dysphagia
Skin Rashes, calcinosis i.e calcium deposits beneath the skin.
Shawl’s Sign
Heliotrope Rash
Gottron’s Sign
Fever
Unintentional Weight loss
Fatigue
Periungal Telengiaectasia
Erythema
Lung Problems
Gastrointestinal Problems

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De Quervain Tenosynovitis Exercises

In this article we will discuss about De Quervain Tenosynovitis Exercises. So let’s get started. De Quervain Tenosynovitis is defined as inflammation of tendons at base of thumb and side of the wrist that includes extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus tendons.

Exercises

(1) Grip Strengthening
(2) Finger Spring Exercise
(3) Wrist Extension Exercise
(4) Radial Deviation Exercise
(5) Wrist Flexion Exercise
(6) Opposition Stretch

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Learn about techniques to reduce De Quervain Tenosynovitis Pain. Video link given below.

Hip Rotation Exercises for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

In this article we will discuss about Hip or Pelvic Rotation Exercises for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. So let’s get started.

Exercises

1. Patient position Prone lying knee flexed 90° now slowly perform internal and external rotation movement.
2. Patient postion sidelying toe pointing downwards perform abduction of hip with external rotation and return back with internal rotation movement.
3. Perform gentle knee to chest stretch.

Video link to these exercises is given below
https://youtu.be/CfAulQyMHsQ

What is Hospital Acquired Infection?

In this article we will discuss about Hospital Acquired Infection. So let’s get started.

Also known as Nosocomial Infection is an infection acquired from hospital or other health care facility also referred as health care associated infection (HCAI). These infection can be acquired in hospital, nursing home, Rehabilitation facility etc or other clinical settings, infection can be spread by means of infected patients, bed linen, bed pans, air droplets, staff, contaminated equipments, food, water, sometimes patient’s own body, unsterilized needles or surgical, medical tools etc.

Types

Hospital Acquired Pneumoniae
Ventilator Acquired Pneumoniae
Urinary Tract Infection
Puerperal Fever
Gastroenteritis

Organisms Responsible

E. coli
Staphylococcus Aureus
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
Acinetobacter baumannii
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Candida albicans
Clostridium difficile
Mycobacterium tuberculosis etc

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