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Section 1

(50 cards)

Gestational Diabetes

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associated with pregnancy

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Renal Calculi

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Aka Kidney stones

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Viral infections

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Herpes Simplex - very common; Herpes Zoster;

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Describe a positioning concern for a client with GERD

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Prone; left side lying most beneficial

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Papule

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elevated, firm lesion, larger than 1 cm

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Diverticulosis

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Bulges in small or large intestine that may become infected. Very common condition.

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GERD

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Damage to lining of the esophagus due to reflux of stomach contents. LES is too relaxed, low motility in stomach puts back-pressure on LES, portion of stomach is trapped in the hiatus of the diaphram.

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Wart

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lesion aka verruca vulgaris; caused by the HPV

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nodule

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elevated, firm lesion, deeper in dermis, 1-2 cm

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Ulcerative Colitis

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Progressive, continuous inflammation and ulceration of the colon

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Bacterial infections

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Impetigo, Boils, Warts,

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Crohn Disease

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Progressive patchy areas of inflammation through the GI tract; flares and remissions

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Endometriosis

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may cause displacement of pelvic organs. Lower abdomen contraindication.

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Tinea capitis

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Fungal infection on head, very contagious; no massage

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Treatment for IBS and Diverticulitis

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Exercise; high fiber diet; coping for stress

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Tumor

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solid masss, clearly demarcated, elevated, greater than 2 cm

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Tinea pedis

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Athlete's foot - most common and most stubborn to get rid of. Can sprea to hands, fingers, and nails; local contraindication

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Medical treatment of peptic ulcers

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Antibiotics for H. pylori, bismuth, histamine and acid-reducters

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Diverticulitis symptoms

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pain, nausea, fever, cramping; slow or sudden onset; left lower quad pain, thin narrow stool

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Massage considerations for fungal infections

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Capitis and Coporis - out the door; pedis, cruris, barbae - local contraindications; versicolor - not an active infection, ask if it's new.

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Acne

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Pimples, cysts, and comedomes (open and closed)

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Cyst

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palpable, encapsulated lesion, fluid or semi-solid filled

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Wheal

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Transient, temporary cutaneous edema (hive)

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Massage considerations for peptic ulcers

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avoid pressure to abdomen; avoid prone position; caution with working on abdomen; watch for dizziness when getting up from table; Parasympathetic intent can increase mucus barrier

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Pustule

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elevated, pus filled lesion, less than 1 cm

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Tinea Corporis

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Fungal infection on body - very contagious; no massage

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Psoriasis

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Pilling up of skin cells in patches called plaques

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Fungal Infections

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Tinea . . . corporis, capitis, pedis, cruris, manus, versicolor, barbae, unguium.

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General Rules of Thumb for Massaging Skin Disorders

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use infection control hygiene; if it looks bad, don't touch it and suggest they see a derm. Be professional, don't freak out, be disgusted, or overly worried.

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Menopause

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no menstruation for a year or more

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Peptic Ulcer definition

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tissue damage with impaired healing- in epigastric area.

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Gallstone pain usually refers . . .

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between scapulae and over the right shoulder

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Gastric presentation of Peptic ulcers

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Gastric pain, hemorrhage in 25% - looks like coffee grounds - Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, pain 30 minutes after eating

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Cholelithiasis

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Gallstones

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Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn Disease increase a person's risk for . . .

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Colorectal Cancer

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Tinea Cruris

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aka Jock itch. A fungal infection around the groin, thighs, buttocks. Less contageous than other forms.

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Vesicle

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elevated, serous fluid filled lesion, less than 1 cm

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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aka Spastic colon; a dysfunction in the "brain-gut axis" closely associated with emotional stress.

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PMS

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Physical and mental changes associated with menses

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Macule

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flat, non-palpable lesion, less than 1 cm

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Name the possible benefits of massage for someone with IBS

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Relaxing GI tract, decreased stress and anxiety, increase motility/peristalsis

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Normal Skin Variants

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Lipoma, Hemangioma, Cutaneous skin tags, Liverspots, Port-wine Stains, Freckles/Moles. Pressure usually a massage consideration

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Diverticulitis symptoms

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pain, nausea, fever

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Patch

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flat, non-palpable lesion, larger than 1 cm

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Duodenal presentation of peptic ulcers

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Burning, gnawing or vague Epigastric pain; worse 2-3 hours after eating; pain is better with food or antacids.

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Herpes Zoster

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AKA Shingles; Viral attack on sensory dendrites in skin leading to painful vesicles on all nerve endings of a specific dermatome

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Fibroids

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Growths in or around the uterus

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Eczema

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skin inflammation due to hypersensitivity reaction

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Impetigo

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Highly contageous bacterial infection - Staphlococcus or Streptococcus. Honey-colored crusts around mouth, nose, or ears; large painful blisters on trunk, arms and legs with fever and diarrhea; painful puss filled blisters on legs and feet with malaise and swollen lymph nodes

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Carbuncle

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a collection of boils - bacterial infection of a hair shaft or sebaceous gland - boils love oils!

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Section 2

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BPH

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Non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate

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Lymphedema

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Swelling of limb from damage/removal of lymph nodes

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A complication of breast cancer surgery that includes lymph node removal is . . .

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lymphodema

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Symptoms of menopause

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Hot flashes, night sweats, insominia, mood swings, confusion, short-term memory loss

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Massage considerations for cancer

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Ask where else if stage 3 or 4; look for equipment; Pressure - limited to area; if liver is involved avoid circulatory intent; Joint movement - avoid if bone mets; positioning - side lying; Secure draping for body image changes; Rhythm - relaxed and predictible; temperature - client may be cold

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Massage considerations with a pregnant client in 3rd trimester

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Positioning-no prone or supine; more bolstering, left side-lying; less draping; more time for massage; caution in ROM- relaxin causes relaxed ligaments; avoid accupressure pregnancy points;

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Metastasis

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Spreading of cancer

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What test can be done to screen for and help prevent colorectal cancer?

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Colonoscopy

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Why is the prognosis for lung cancer usually so poor?

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Often no symptoms before metastasis

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Main complication of cancer

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Metastisis

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Melanoma

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Malignant growth of a mole - most dangerous form of skin cancer

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Actinic Keratosis - AK

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Pre-cancerous usually on forehead, tops of ears, hands, sun-exposed areas. May become SCC

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Basal Cell Carcinoma - BCC

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Least dangerous form of skin cancer

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Three complications that can occur with pregnancy

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hypertension, gestational diabetes, thrombo-embolism

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Intent for session with cancer

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Decrease stress/increase relaxation for better immune system; may help with tolerance to tx and recovery from tx, depression, sleep, appetite/nausea, peripheral neuropathies - stocking and glove; decrease pain by neural gating etc. May wear a mask and therapist can too.

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Common Cancer Terms

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Primary Tumor - tissue where the cancer developed; Carcinoma - cancer of the epithelial cells; Sarcoma - cancer of the connective tissue; Metastasis - spreading of cancer; Secondary tumor - site of metastasis

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Three leading causes of death by cancer

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Lung; Breast/Ovarian, Prostate; Colorectal

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What does the "A,B,C,D,E" of skin cancer stand for?

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Assymetrical; Borders are irregular; Colors are mixed; Diameter - large 7mm or more; Elevation

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Most frequently diagnosed form of cancer

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skin

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Leading cause of death by cancer

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Lung

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Lymphoma

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Cancer of the lymph nodes

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Benign

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Mild or non-malignant

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While massaging a regular client you notice a mole that has appeared since your last visit. What might you say to this client

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Do you know you have a mole here? It looks . . . you might want to get it checked out.

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Complications of fibroids

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anemia, heavy menstruation, infertility

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Four possible benefits of massage for a client with cancer

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Increase relaxation, strengthen immune system, increased sleep, increased digestion and appetite; decreased stress; decrease nausea

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Squamous cell carcinoma - SCC

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Cancer in keratinocytes - 22% of all skin cancers. Associated with HPV. Can be elevated or ulcerated

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Seven main warning signs/symptoms of cancer

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CAUTION: change in bowel or bladder habits; Area or sore tht does not heal; Unusual bleeding or discharge; Thickening or lump in tissue; Indigestion or swallowing difficulty; Obvious change in wart or mole; Nagging cough or hoarseness

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Complications of Cancer

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BBLL - Bone, Brain, Liver, Lung metastasis, Thrombosis, Vital Organ involvement, Paraneoplastic Syndrome

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Massage considerations with a pregnant client in 1st and 2nd trimesters

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1st trimester - timing; nausea, hypersensitivity to smells and scents, no deep lower abdomen pressure; 2nd trimester - positioning, no prone; pressure, avoid acupressure points in all trimesters

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Signs of endometriosis can include . . .

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Dysmenorrhea - pain and cramping during cycle- infertility, spotting between menstruations

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