Chapter 38 Sensory

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Chapter 38 Sensory
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  1. Opacity, cloudiness of lens that distorts image projected into the retina and progresses to blindness
    cataract
  2. caused by aging, inherited, injury
    cataract
  3. pain or eye redness is associated with age-related _____ formation
    cataract
  4. increased intraocular pressure
    Glaucoma
  5. instruct the need for lifelong medication use
    Glaucoma
  6. deterioration of area of central vision
    macular degeneration
  7. age-related, blurred visual distortion
    macular degeneration
  8. how to do otoscopic examination
    pull pinna up and back to straighten the external canal
  9. never introduce the otoscope blindly into the external canal to avoid
    performation of the tympanic membrane
  10. types of hearing tests
    Rinne tuning fork
  11. most common type of glaucoma
    Chronic open angle
  12. which type of glaucoma is an emergency??
    Acute angle closure- rainbow, halos, circles, pain, blindness in 1-2 days!
  13. accounts for 90% of all legal blindness
    macular degeneration

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