Terminology III

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  1. a measure of ability to carry out the basic tasks needed for self-care
    activities of daily living
  2. a DH with advanced education and certification in specialty areas who is liscened to provide a wide range of services including, diagnostic, preventative, restorative, and therapeutic services directly to the public,
    ADHP (advanced dental hygiene practitioner)
  3. a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or moer major life activites, has a record of such impairment, or is regarded as having such imparment
    ADA Americans with Disabilites Act
  4. certified allied helth worker, often with advanced degrees; trained in teh ide , diagnosis, measurement, and rehab of hearing impairment
    audiologist
  5. a developmental disability, generally evident before age 3, afecting verbal and nonverbal communiations and social interaction
    Autism
  6. an approach to correction of undesirable conduct tath focuses on changing observable actions; modification of behavior is accomplished thru systematic manipulation of the enviromnetal and behavioral variables related to teh specific behavir to be changed
    Behavior modification
  7. clouding or opacity of the lens of an eye
    cataract
  8. an alternative oral care delivery model in which dental hygienists collaborate autonomously with members of interdisciplinary teams to provide dental hygiene sevices in a variety of nontraditional settings
    collaborative practice
  9. returning patients to home and community as quickly as possible after treatment rather than housing them permanently or for long periods in custodial institutions; the elimination of mental health institutions
    deinstitutionalization
  10. the treatment of phobias ans related disorders by intentionally exosing the patient, in imagination of real life, to emotionally distressing stimuli; desensitization of a frearful patient to accept dental treatment might consist,
    desensitization
  11. a substantial handicap of indefinite duration with onset before the age of 18, attribuatable to mental reatdation, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or other incurable neuropathy
    developmental disability
  12. double vision; perception of two images of a single object
    diplopia
  13. any restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity n teh manner or within the range considered normal for a human being of the same age, sex, adn background

    physical, metnal, or functional impairment that restricts a major activity; may be partial or complete
    disability
  14. unique group of individuals with a chromosomal abnoramilty

    trisomy 21 syndrome
    down's syndrome
  15. a group of diseases of the eye characterized by intraocular pressure from pathologic changes in the optic disc; person has visual-field defects
    glaucoma
  16. a disadvantage for an individual, resulting from an impairment or a disability, that limits or prevents fulfillement of a role that is within the normal range for a human of the same age, sex, and social and culural factores as the affected indivdual
    handicap
  17. inegration of people with disabilitites into their community through programs of rehabilitation; process by which persons with special needs (educatiional physical, psychologic), are included within the mainstream of society rather than segregated
    mainstreaming
  18. a physician who specializes in diagnosing and prescribing treatment for defects, injuries, and diseases of the eye
    opthalmologist (obsolete term: oculist)
  19. a specialist in optometry, the measurement of visual acuity and the adaptation of lenses for correction of visual defects
    optometrist
  20. infammation of the ear
    otitis
  21. affording relief but no cure
    palliative
  22. recognizing spoken words by watching the speaker's lips, face, and gestures
    speechreading
  23. sensation of rotation or movement of one's self or of one's surroundings; subtype of dizziness, but not a synonym
    vertigo

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