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9917 AIMS rehab primer post/eval


1. Janine, a 32-year-old woman with MS, is experiencing ataxia and balance difficulties after a relapse 2 weeks ago. Which of the following assessments below can best evaluate Janine’s risk of falling? *This question is required.
2. Which of the following distinguishes an MS relapse (or exacerbation, or flare) from a transient worsening of symptoms caused by fever, infection, or environmental stimuli, such as heat? *This question is required.
3. Which of the tests below is useful for assessing manual dexterity? *This question is required.
4. Ana is a 42-year-old woman with MS whose most bothersome symptom is extreme fatigue. Which member of the rehabilitation team can help Ana reduce her fatigue by providing education on energy conservation techniques? *This question is required.
5. In some situations, pharmacologic management of symptoms may be part of an MS rehabilitation plan. Which agent below is used in combination with exercise for the management of MS-related spasticity? *This question is required.
6. Brian, a severely disabled, 58-year-old man with MS, has had intermittent swallowing problems over the past year, including a choking episode that led to aspiration-induced pneumonia. He has been eating less and less due to fear of choking, and he has been losing weight. Concerned that he isn’t getting adequate nutrition, Brian’s doctor has recommended placement of a feeding tube and referred him to an SLP. Which of the following should the SLP advise? *This question is required.
7. A patient with MS is in rehabilitation to address weakness, spasticity, and problems with fine motor skills. A change from 2+ (at baseline) to 3+ on the Manual Muscle Test indicates which of the following? *This question is required.
8. Successful rehabilitation for patients with MS requires communication and collaboration among members of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team. Ideally, who is at the center of the rehabilitation team? *This question is required.