Neurological Question #41

Question

The nurse is caring for an unconscious client and performs passive range of motion to which main reason?

Answers

  1. To ensure that joints remain mobile.
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  2. To ensure that muscle tone is increased.
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  3. To prevent demineralization of bone.
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  4. To maintain muscle mass.
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Overview

Explanation

Passive range of motion maintains joint mobility and reduces the chances of freezing joints. Muscle strength relies on maintaining muscle strength and tone. Weight bearing exercises provide for bone strengthening.

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