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dc.contributor Moore, Brian en_US
dc.contributor McKeough, D. Michael en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Mattern-Baxter, Katrin en_US
dc.contributor.author Moylan, Ashley
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-03T22:33:48Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-03T22:33:48Z
dc.date.issued 2021-02-03
dc.date.submitted 2020-12-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/218508
dc.description Project (D.P.T., Physical therapy)--California State University, Sacramento, 2021 en_US
dc.description.abstract A 74-year-old female patient was seen for physical therapy treatment due to an ischemic stroke of the middle cerebral artery impacting the lenticulostriate branches, with infarction of the basal ganglia and corona radiata. She was seen for 4 sessions over 4 days by a student physical therapist under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. The patient was evaluated at the initial encounter with Manual Muscle Testing, Rancho Los Amigos Observational Gait Analysis, the Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke, the Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment, the Functional Ambulation Category, the Activity Measure for Post-Acute Care mobility domain, and the Barthel Index. She also was given the line bisection test to rule out visuo-spatial hemi-inattention and the Orpington Prognostic Scale to help inform her prognosis and discharge destination. A plan of care was established to address impairments with strength, gait mechanics, balance, ambulation, functional mobility, and ability to perform activities of daily living. The patient had goals to return as much function to her right side as possible and regain independence with functional mobility. Main interventions used were repetitive, task specific strength, balance, gait, functional mobility, and activity of daily living training. The patient achieved the following goals: improved strength, improved static and dynamic balance, improved ambulation ability, and improved functional mobility. The patient was discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation facility. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Physical Therapy en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Stroke en_US
dc.subject Inpatient en_US
dc.subject Cerebrovascular accident en_US
dc.subject Acute care en_US
dc.title Acute care physical therapy for a patient following an infarction of the left middle cerebral artery en_US
dc.type Project en_US


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