Theory Final

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Theory Final
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2010-12-14 17:53:24
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Extraoral Exam
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  1. what is the main objective of an EO exam?
    • detection of abnormalities
    • cancer screening
  2. what are the normal findings of a lymph node?
    • not detectable
    • no tenderness
  3. what are the notable findings of lymph nodes?
    • firm
    • tender
    • enlarged
    • bilateral
    • movable
    • swollen
  4. what are the normal findings of salivary glands?
    • not detectable
    • no tenderness
  5. what are the notable findings of salivary glands?
    • swollen or enlarged
    • firm, hard consistency
    • tender
  6. what are the normal findings of they thyroid gland?
    • not detectable
    • no tenderness
  7. what are the notable findings of the thyroid gland? (7)
    • palpable
    • deviates
    • asymmetrical
    • enlarged
    • nodules found
    • hard
    • fixed
  8. what are the normal findings of the TMJ?
    • smooth motions
    • symmetrical movement
  9. what are the notable findings of the TMJ?
    • abnormal sounds
    • grating
    • asymmetrical movements
    • limited range of motion
    • pain or tenderness
  10. what should you note about a lesion? (6)
    • diagram
    • localized or generalized
    • single lesion or multiple lesion
    • coalescing
    • size and shape
    • length, width and height
  11. what are 4 advantages to having a sequence while doing your EO exam?
    • accuracy and thoroughness
    • organized
    • efficiency
    • don't miss anything
  12. what are four exam techniques used?
    • digital
    • bidigital
    • bimanual
    • bilateral
  13. what is the digital exam technique?
    using fingers
  14. describe bidigital
    using 2 fingers
  15. what exam technique uses both hands on the opposite side of a structure?
    bimanual
  16. what exam technique uses 2 hands on the same side of the structure but opposite sides of the body?
    bilateral
  17. when can you legally defer a patient?
    for active herpetic lesion and TB ("I supersedes Wilkins!")

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