Evaluation and Assessment Signs and Symptoms Bell Work

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Evaluation and Assessment Signs and Symptoms

Evaluation and Assessment Signs and Symptoms

Bell Work Have you ever witnessed a car accident? n Did you have to

Bell Work Have you ever witnessed a car accident? n Did you have to give your description of the accident? n Did your description match the description of other eye witnesses? n Think-Pair-Share n ¨ Pair up, tell your experiences and be ready to share.

Objectives n By the end of this lesson… ¨ Define terms ¨ List signs

Objectives n By the end of this lesson… ¨ Define terms ¨ List signs and symptoms ¨ Differentiate between signs and symptoms

Terminology n Objective ¨ Measureable evidence ¨ What YOU can identify ¨ “Decreased ROM

Terminology n Objective ¨ Measureable evidence ¨ What YOU can identify ¨ “Decreased ROM in ankle” n Sign ¨ Objective evidence ¨ Something that can be measured or felt

Sign vs. Symptom n A SIGN is something the athlete presents to the Athletic

Sign vs. Symptom n A SIGN is something the athlete presents to the Athletic Trainer that is measurable ¨ Sweating profusely, immediate swelling, discoloration

n Subjective ¨ Descriptive evidence ¨ What you cannot measure ¨ “Complains of Sharp

n Subjective ¨ Descriptive evidence ¨ What you cannot measure ¨ “Complains of Sharp Pain” n Symptom ¨ Subjective evidence ¨ A description of what the athlete is feeling

Sign vs. Symptom n A SYMPTOM cannot be seen by the athletic trainer, but

Sign vs. Symptom n A SYMPTOM cannot be seen by the athletic trainer, but what is told to the athletic trainer based on what the athlete is experiencing

Sign or Symptom? ? n n n n Tingling in the fingers Swelling at

Sign or Symptom? ? n n n n Tingling in the fingers Swelling at the ankle Headache Popping in knee Limping Sore muscle Bleeding at wound n n n n Symptom Sign Symptom Sign

Other types of signs and symptoms n Get into groups, you have 5 minutes

Other types of signs and symptoms n Get into groups, you have 5 minutes to come up with as many signs and symptoms that you can brainstorm n Share

Thumbs up for sign n n n Thumbs down for symptom Temperature Pulse Nausea

Thumbs up for sign n n n Thumbs down for symptom Temperature Pulse Nausea Blood pressure Dizziness Pupil reaction to Light Respiration

Writing Assignment Think about why it is important to know the difference between a

Writing Assignment Think about why it is important to know the difference between a sign and a symptom. n As a professional in the sports medicine field, why do we even ask for signs and symptoms? n Please brainstorm, write a short summary of your answer. n