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Post Mastectomy Exercise

Post Mastectomy Exercise

Definition These exercises done by patients who underwent mastectomy or the surgical removal on one or both of breasts. Purposes > To increase blood circulation > To increase muscular strength. > Prevents joints stiffness and contractures > To restore full range of motion of the arms and shoulder. Principles > Checks doctor’s order > This […]

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Self Breast Examination

Self Breast Examination

Definition: Involves both inspection  and palpation procedures for early detection of disease resulting in a greater chance of cure and less complex treatment. Purposes: > To detect early changes in the breast. > To detect lumps or any abnormalities in the breast. Principles: > Self breast examination should be done 1 week after menstruation. > […]

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CRUTCH WALKING

CRUTCH WALKING

Definition Crutches are artificial supports and assists patients who need aid in walking because of disease, injury, or a birth defect. Purposes > To assist client who cannot bear  any weight on one leg. > To assist client who have full weight bearing on both legs. > Prevent injury to client who has difficulty in […]

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