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Which of the following is likely to develop when a leg is immobilized in a cast?
Which of the following frequently causes decubitus ulcers?
What do prolonged periods of immobility frequently lead to? 1. Orthostatic hypotension 2. Increased blood pressure and increased heart rate 3. Increased risk of both thrombi and emboli 4. Rapid, deep respirations
What is a major factor predisposing to pulmonary infection in immobilized patients?
Bladder infections are more likely to develop in immobilized patients because of:
Which of the following is/are common effect(s) of prolonged immobility in children?
Paralysis of the lower part of the body is called:
Prolonged immobility may predispose to ___________ in the kidneys.
Inactive muscle quickly loses strength as it becomes _____________.
The major problem associated with immobility and the gastrointestinal tract is:
Lack of weight-bearing and skeletal muscle activity for a prolonged period leads to:
Which of the following applies/apply to orthostatic hypotension associated with prolonged immobility?
Atelectasis may occur with a prolonged period of bed rest because of:
Immobility may lead to dehydration primarily as a result of: