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Dangers of Inactivity
Muscular Weakness
Atrophy
Tone & Strength Decrease;

Wasting away of muscles
Skeletal

Contractures
leads to poor posture

Decrease in a joints Range of Motion,Ex;
foot drop
Cardiovascular

Thrombus
impaired Circulation

Stationary Blood clot,Dependent Edema
Urinary
Oliguria-Scant Urine
UTI's
Calculi-stones
Incontinence
GI
Anorexia-loss of Apetite
Constipation
Fecal Impaction
Integumentary
Pressure Sores(Decubitis Ulcers)
Endocrine
Decrease in Basal Metabolic Rate(BMR)
Decrease in Hormones
Central Nervous System(CNS)
Sleep Disturbances
Psychosocial changes
Psychological changes
Symptoms of Muscle Weakness
Contractures
Pressure Sores
Constipation

All associated with Dangers of Inactivity
Maintaining Good Posture
Position of the body/the way it is held
Is very important for you the nurse as well as the patient
Kinesiology
Body mechanics

Most important principle is maintaining functional alignment.
Kinesiology
Body mechanics

Most important principle is maintaining functional alignment.