DME Guide & Tips Check the weight capacities of equipment. Although you may feel the urge to 'OT something', do NOT alter DME, as you may compromise the integrity and safety of the device, e.g. drilling holes into walkers. ...
Practitioners should consider the total clinical picture when deciding whether to terminate therapy, grade down, or place a hold. Understanding the lab test and potential adverse effects is critical to patient care. Communicate with appropriate staff such as other therapists, nurses,...

Precautions

CARDIAC PRECAUTIONS: Consider gait belt placement Manage any wires and tubes attached to patient Measure vital signs (heart rate before, during, after the session) Observe any sternal precautions and/or lifting precautions Rate exertion according to RPE or follow recommended...

Abbreviations

Follow your facilities' guidelines when using abbreviations in your documentation. Click on entries with for more information! Search Tip: To narrow down your search results, try entering in a <Space> after your search phrase. AA - alcoholics anonymous AAA -...