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The temperature of the room in which massage is to be given should be:
75-80 degrees
Movement of the hands:
should be executed from the wrist
A group of clinical symptoms that constitute a disease or abnormal condition is called:
syndrome
Clinical symptoms are both
reported and observed symptoms
In regards to massage at the head of the bones:
work into all the irregularities of the joints
The disease of AIDS are caused by what kind of germs?
germs we encounter every day
T or F
Viruses are unable to enter the body through intact skin.
True
HIV lives and replicates within what type of cells?
T cells
When it is desired to stimulate the skin to a high degree by friction, what lubricants should be used?
lubricants should be avoided
In cases of fever, what types of massage should be used?
1) general massage should never be given
2)light centrifugal friction
3)stroking
It is possible for your client to experience secondary fatigue as a result of:
the large amount of waste matter set free & absorbed into the system
Which is not a contraindication for massage:
apoplexy, eczema, abscesses, tumors, tubercular joints
eczema
Where are blood vessles & lymph channels the largest?
at the joints
When a lubricant is not used during friction, the part should be operated upon for:
2-5 minutes
Kellogg observes that the most effective modality in stimulating the development of a weak muscle is:
percussion
In the case of hyperesthesia, you should avoid using:
percussion & vibration
Define:
INFANTILE PARALYSIS
Poliomyelitis
Define:
CHOREA
Involuntary dancing or writhing of the limbs or facial muscles
Define:
LOCOMOTOR ATAXIA
Problems in coordinating muscles for voluntary movement & ambulation
Define:
NEURASTHENIA
Functional illness such as chronic fatigue, anxiety, fibromyalgia, depression & dysphoria
Define:
TUBERCULOSIS
Infectious disease characterized by inflammatory infiltrations, formation of tubercles, necrosis, abscesses, fibrosis & calcifications
Define:
EXOPHTHALMIA
Abnormal protrusion of the eyeball
Define:
CHRONIC
Of long duration
Define:
ECZEMA
Itchy red rash, initally weeps or oozes serum & may become crusted, thickened, or scaly
Define:
APOPLEXY
Stroke, especially a stroke in which a blood vessel in the brain ruptures
Define:
GOITER
Thyroid gland enlargement
Define:
ACUTE
Sharp, severe. Rapid onset, severe symptoms, short course
The primary importance of sanitation is:
to prevent the spread of contagious disease
Diseases caused by "germs" or viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, are considered:
contagious
Contagious diseases are best controlled:
before infection occurs
Massage practioners are responsible for following the most recent standards and guidelines by updating themselves in CDC's recommendations how often?
Semiannually
In regard to wearing nail polish:
it promotes the growth of bacteria and should not be worn
Clothing should be laundered in:
disinfectant such as bleach
Treatment for:
Infantile paralysis
Percussion
Treatment for:
Exophthalmic Goiter
Chiefly friction
Treatment for:
Neurasthenia
Deep Kneading
Treatment for:
Tuberculosis
Chiefly friction
Treatment for:
Chorea
Deep Kneading
Treatment for:
Convalescence from fevers
Chiefly friction
Define:
MASSAGE
Kneading, as a baker kneads bread (noun)
Define:
MASSER
Act of applying massage (verb)
Define:
MASSEING
Present participle
Define:
MASSEED
Past participle
Define:
MASSEUR
A man who administers massage
Define:
MASSEUSE
A woman who administers massage
Define:
PETRISSAGE
Deep kneading
Define:
TAPOTEMENT
Act of percussion
Define:
EFFLEURAGE
Light friction
Define:
CENTRIPETAL
In the direction of blood current in veins
Define:
CENTRIFUGAL
In the direction of arterial blood current
These invade cells, use the host cell's nutrients and organelles, then burst the cell membrane releasing particles to infect other cells:
viruses
These can produce resistant forms, called spores:
bacteria
These are larger than bacteria. They infest human fluids and cause disease by living off and/or destroying cells directly:
protozoa
These cause disease by secreting toxic substances, becoming parasites inside human cells and forming colonies to disrupt normal function:
bacteria
These are mostly worms that feed off human tissue or cause other diseases:
pathogenic animals
When pathogenic organisms that are normally not a cause of disease take advantage of unhealthy conditions, this is called:
opportunistic invasion
Contageious diseases are best controlled by:
sanitation
The single most effect deterrent to the spread of disease is:
handwashing
The sanitation level that is adequate for most therapeutic massage procedures:
medium and low level sanitation
The best disinfectant to use on spills of body fluids:
10% bleach
T or F
Rinse fingers to elbows
False
Which of these is considered contagious?
shingles, TIA, Pleurisy, Baker's cyst
shingles
Which of the these lubricants can cause respiratory irritation?
olive oil, coconut oil, talcum powder, mineral oil
talcum powder
What is necessary as approved by the CDC for hand washing?
hot soapy water
When the skin of the practioner's hands are cut, you should:
wear gloves
Under what conditions should the practitioner wear a mask?
1)client has a suppressed immune system
2)therapist has suppressed immune system
3)airborne pathogens are a concern
In most cases, the uses of a mask is to protect the therapist or the client?
the client
If a contaminated substance comes into contact with an open wood, you should flush it immediately with what?
either large amounts of hydrogen peroxide, or a 10% bleach solution
How often should a fresh bleach and water solution be prepared?
daily
T or F
Universal precautions are practiced only with clients with HIV, AIDS, and hepatitis
False
T or F
Hepatitis is not contagious if you use universal precautions
False
T or F
Masks and gloves only protect the therapist, and not the client
False
T or F
If blood is dry, any HIV virus in it is harmless, so no special precautions need to be used while handling it.
False
Ventilation in a massage room must be sufficient to:
remove objectionable odors
Lighting fixtures in a massage room must be capable of producing a minimum of:
5 footcandles of light
Hand soap in the restroom must be provided in:
a covered dispenser
All single service materials and clean linens should be stored at least:
4 inches off of the ground
All soiled linens must be washed in a machine that provides a hot water temperature of at least:
140 degrees
T or F
The presence of HIV in a substance indicates that the substance is capable of transmitting the infection.
False
If HIV is present in a substance that leaves the body, the viral particles are capable of remaining infectious for how long?
until the substance dries up
If HIV is present in blood that is refrigerated, HIV can survive for how long?
indefinitely
In a water blood solution, HIV can survive at room temperature for how long?
2 weeks
Can sweat transmit HIV?
no
Which is more contagious:
HIV or Hepatitis?
Hepatitis
The spread of hepatitis can be prevented by:
Universal precautions