220 ears

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220 ears
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  1. structure of external ear =
    • external auitory canal
    • tympanic membrane
  2. middle ear structures =
    • malleus, incus, stapes
    • eustachian tube
  3. inner ear =
    • vestibule and semicircualr canals
    • cochlea
  4. how do you normally hear things
    through air conduction
  5. sensorineural hearing loss deals with
    brain or nerve issues
  6. presby =
    something that happens with older people
  7. presby cubis =
    gradual nerve degenration in ear causing hearing loss
  8. subjective data
    health history questions =
    • earaches
    • infections
    • discharge
    • hearing loss
    • environmental noise
    • tinnitus
    • vertigo
    • self-care = q-tip cleaning, hearing tests etc
  9. things to look at i external canal
    • color
    • swelling
    • lesions
    • discharge
  10. things to inspect about tympanic membrane
    • color and characteristics
    • position
    • intergrity of membrane
  11. which way do you pull ear for adult ear exam
    up and back
  12. rinne test =
    • put tuning fork of mastoid process when they stop hearing you put fork in front of ear and see if theu can hear
    • this tells you if the air conduction is greater than bone conduction
  13. romber test =
    test pt balance
  14. Darwins tubercule =
    nodules on helix of ear

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