02 Jan

Word of the Day

 

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Acidosis:  an abnormal condition characterized by reduced alkalinity of the blood and of the body tissues

Homeostasis:  a relatively stable state of equilibrium or a tendency toward such a state between the different but interdependent elements or groups of elements of an organism, population, or group

Range of Motion:  “RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISE. Range of motion exercise refers to activity aimed at improving movement of a specific joint. This motion is influenced by several structures: configuration of bone surfaces within the joint; joint capsule; ligaments; and muscles and tendons acting on the joint” (THE GALE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH, 3RD EDITION, 2013)

 

 

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