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NPTE Clinical Files is a podcast from the creator of Dominating the NPTE, hosted by Kyle Rice. NPTE Clinical Files explains a true clinical scenario in the form of a mock NPTE-based question. Each question is followed by a set of answer choices, where Dr. Kyle Rice explains the right answer with a detailed rationale. Each season covers all of the major systems and topics found in physical therapy and likely to be found on an NPTE. NPTE Clinical Files gives the Physical Therapist a weekly opportunity to solve clinical puzzles while learning the latest research related to the topic.

NPTE Clinical Files is a podcast from the creator of Dominating the NPTE, hosted by Kyle Rice. NPTE Clinical Files explains a true clinical scenario in the form of a mock NPTE-based question. Each question is followed by a set of answer choices, where Dr. Kyle Rice explains the right answer with a detailed rationale. Each season covers all of the major systems and topics found in physical therapy and likely to be found on an NPTE. NPTE Clinical Files gives the Physical Therapist a weekly opportunity to solve clinical puzzles while learning the latest research related to the topic.
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NPTE Clinical Files is a podcast from the creator of Dominating the NPTE, hosted by Kyle Rice. NPTE Clinical Files explains a true clinical scenario in the form of a mock NPTE-based question. Each question is followed by a set of answer choices, where Dr. Kyle Rice explains the right answer with a detailed rationale. Each season covers all of the major systems and topics found in physical therapy and likely to be found on an NPTE. NPTE Clinical Files gives the Physical Therapist a weekly opportunity to solve clinical puzzles while learning the latest research related to the topic.

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Episodes

S02 Episode 10 - Monofilaments

9/19/2018
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Tim presents to physical therapy for functional decline and poor blood sugar control. The patient has multiple pressure ulcers but is unable to sense their presence. The physical therapist is challenged with determining which type of monofilament would confirm the patient's sensory impairment. How well do you know your monofilaments? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about diminished sensation. Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn:...

Duration:00:12:01

S02 Episode 9 - Cardiac Physiology

9/12/2018
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Jullian presents to cardiac rehabilitation phase II with a positive symptom-limited test. The physical therapist wants to initiate aerobic exercise training without overstressing the heart. The physical therapist is challenged with determining which form of exercise places the greatest stress on the heart. How well do you know your cardiac physiology? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about cardiac & exercise physiology. Click to listen...

Duration:00:17:05

S02 Episode 8 - Extensor Tone

9/5/2018
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Erica presents with significant lower extremity extensor tone and a history of frequent and characteristic bouts of fatigue, paresthesias, and dysarthria. The physical therapist is challenged with determining the diagnosis present and the appropriate intervention to treat the patient's primary impairment. How good are you at the differential diagnosis of neurological conditions? Let's test your ability in this excellent episode about lower extremity extensor tone. Click to listen...

Duration:00:13:02

S02 Episode 7 - Bariatric Wheelchair Prescription

8/29/2018
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Annie is being treated in the inpatient setting status post a right pelvic fracture. The patient is severely obese and is currently having difficulty propelling herself in her wheelchair. The physical therapist is challenged with determining which wheelchair modifications are required to help the patient improve her propulsion and energy conservation. Do you know the difference between the standard and bariatric wheelchair? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about...

Duration:00:10:27

S02 Episode 6 - Bladder Management

8/22/2018
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Geraldo presents to physical therapy with an ASIA A L3 SCI. The patient is being discharged and needs education about effective bladder management. The physical therapist is challenged with determining the type of bladder impairment present and which technique would best help the patient void. Do you know effective bladder management techniques? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about bladder management. Click to listen...

Duration:00:11:59

S02 Episode 5 - Biofeedback

8/15/2018
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Lincoln presents to physical therapy with ASIA C L2 SCI. The patient has poor quad contraction. The physical therapist is challenged with the appropriate biofeedback set-up to help facilitate quad contraction. Do you know how to use a biofeedback unit? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about biofeedback. Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn: http://bit.ly/LIBSYNFILES Did you get this question wrong?! If you were stuck between two answers...

Duration:00:10:25

S02 Episode 4 - Transverse Humeral Fracture

8/10/2018
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Carly is being evaluated by physical therapy post transverse humeral mid-shaft fracture. The patient does present with possible neurological compromise. The physical therapist is challenged with determining the presence of neurological compromise and associated musculoskeletal findings. How well do you know your origins, insertions, actions, and innervations? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about a transverse humeral mid-shaft fracture. Click to listen...

Duration:00:11:25

S02 Episode 3 - Cardiovascular Response To Exercise

8/8/2018
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Davis presents with CHF and is undergoing a 6-minute walk test. The patient's HR, SPO2, and blood pressure are all being monitored to ensure patient safety. The physical therapist is challenged with understanding the indications of abnormal changes in vitals with exercise. How well do you know your exercise physiology? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about the cardiovascular response to exercise. Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn:...

Duration:00:10:07

S02 Episode 2 - Transtibial Amputation

8/3/2018
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Rodney underwent a right transtibial amputation and is being fitted for a patellar-tendon bearing socket. The physical therapist is challenged with understanding the design of the patellar-tendon bearing socket, pressure-tolerant areas, and pressure-sensitive areas. How well do you know your socket designs? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about the patellar-tendon bearing socket! Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn:...

Duration:00:11:43

S02 Episode 1 - DIP Hyperflexion Injury

8/1/2018
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Nate was referred to physical therapy for a closed injury after a traumatic hyperflexion of his right index DIP. The physical therapist is challenged with determining the appropriate timeframe for mobilizing the affected tendon. How well do you know your orthopedic non-surgical protocols? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about DIP hyperflexion injuries. Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn: http://bit.ly/LIBSYNFILES Did you get...

Duration:00:15:06

S01 Episode 39 - Developmental Milestones

7/25/2018
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Aaraelia is an 8 month old infant who presents to physical therapy with shoulder abduction and elbow extension when she rotates her head to the same side. The physical therapist is challenged with determining the patient's developmental age and which milestones the patient will have difficulty achieving because of the obligatory reflex. How well do you know your developmental milestones? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about developmental milestones. Click to...

Duration:00:13:09

S01 Episode 38 - Assessing Vitals

7/23/2018
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Yari is a clinical instructor overseeing her student's assessment of a patient's vitals. The physical therapist is challenged with determining how the student's assessment can impact the results. Do you know the physiological response of cardiopulmonary system to increased pressure in the arterial system? We will uncover the answer in this excellent episode about assessing vitals. Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn: http://bit.ly/LIBSYNFILES Are you in...

Duration:00:12:38

S01 Episode 37 - GH Joint Mobilizations

7/20/2018
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Kelley presents with a history of progressive shoulder pain over the past four weeks with a progressive limitation in her shoulder mobility. The physical therapist is challenged with differentially diagnosing the current condition and determining the best intervention choice. Do you know how to determine the direction of a mobilization? We will test your skill in this excellent episode about GH joint mobilizations. Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn:...

Duration:00:14:29

S01 Episode 36 - Toe Walking

7/18/2018
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Victoria is a 3-year-old child who presents to physical therapy for severe toe walking. The physical therapist is challenged with determining the most effective approach to treating the patient's toe walking. Do you the most effective treatments for toe walking in patient's with cerebral palsy? We will uncover the answer in this excellent episode about treating a patient with toe walking. Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn: http://bit.ly/LIBSYNFILES Are...

Duration:00:13:40

S01 Episode 35 - Cranial Nerves

7/13/2018
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Liam presents to physical therapy with a 4-year history of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. The patient's caregiver reports that the patient is having trouble speaking and often cries uncontrollably. The physical therapist is challenged with anticipating what examination findings would be present with a patient who has ALS. How well do you know your cranial nerves? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about ALS. Click to listen...

Duration:00:11:08

S01 Episode 34 - Researching Shoulder ROM

7/11/2018
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Andrea is researching the effects of a grade IV mobilization on shoulder abduction mobility in subjects with non-specific shoulder pain. The physical therapist is challenged with determining which type of test should be run on the data collected in the study. Do you know the differences between a T-Test and an ANOVA? We will uncover the answer in this excellent episode about statistical hypothesis testing. Click to listen now: iTunes:http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn:...

Duration:00:12:56

S01 Episode 33 - Exercise Tolerance Test

7/6/2018
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Fred is being evaluated by his physician to determine the reason for his chest pain. The patient is undergoing an exercise tolerance test. The physical therapist is challenged with determining why Fred's exercise tolerance test was terminated. Do you know the relative and absolute indications for termination of an exercise tolerance test? We will uncover the answer in this excellent episode about understanding the exercise tolerance test. Click to listen now:...

Duration:00:18:47

S01 Episode 32 - Rapid Knee Hyperextension

7/4/2018
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Brandon is being evaluated in physical therapy for his posterior knee pain. The patient gait assessment reveals a rapid knee hyperextension during the early stages of gait. The physical therapist is challenged with determining the most likely reason for the observed gait deviation while predicting which other motions would be present. Do you know the primary cause of rapid knee hyperextension during the stance phase? We will uncover the answer in this excellent episode about extensor...

Duration:00:13:55

S01 Episode 31 - Balance Deficits

6/29/2018
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Susan is a 67-year-old female who is being treated for significant balance deficits. The treating therapist is challenging Susan today by having her reach out of her base of support. The physical therapist is challenged with determining which type of motor training the patient is currently engaging in. Do you know the differences between skill, mobility, controlled mobility and stability based exercises? We will uncover the answer today in this excellent episode about balance...

Duration:00:12:14

S01 Episode 30 - Stage IV Decubitus Ulcer

6/27/2018
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Freddy is being treated for a stage IV decubitus ulcer that is dry and infected. The therapist is challenged with determining which dressing would be the most effective for this wound type. Do you know which dressings should be considered when an infection is present? We will uncover all of it in this excellent episode about [prescribing dressings for a decubitus ulcer. Click to listen now: iTunes: http://bit.ly/NPTECLINICALFILES Libsyn: http://bit.ly/LIBSYNFILES Are you in the free...

Duration:00:11:01