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t/f the best way to work with a pt with a sensory impairment is to just ignore it
FALSE-work with the pt to figure out what works best for them (visual aids, touch)
what is the main cause of childhood blindness?
mother having infection during pregnancy
what infections could a mother have during pregnancy to effect a childs vision? 3
what are some examples of age related disease that effect vision? 6
- muscular degeneration
- vascular disease
- trauama or infection
t/f people with complete blindness have perception of light still
false-total loss of vision and perception of light with complete blindness
what is legal blindness?
less than 20/200 with corrective lenses
what is a group of diseases of hte eye characterized by intraocular pressure from pathologic changes in the optic dise; the person has visual field defects
t/f tiliting the head back can increase pain and pressure in the eyes for those with glaucoma
what are some causes of hearing impairment?
- damage to outer, middle or inner ear
- pernatal infections (rubella or birth trauma)
- chronic inner ear infections
- toxic effects from meds
what type of hearing loss is the outer or middle ear reducing conduction path to inner ear (ear infection, malformation)
conductive hearing loss
what classification of hearing impaired is damage to hair cells of inner ear or the nerves of the inner ear?
sensorineural hearing loss
what class of hearing impaired is damage of nearves or nuclei of CNS or pathways to the brain?
central hearing loss
what is otis media?
inflammation of the middle ear
t/f when using ultrasonics or other motor driven devices you should have the pt remove or turn off hearing aids because the sounds can be amplified and cause discomfort
what does the americans with disabilities act require of clinicians? 8
- removal of physical barriers
- use of braille materials
- large print materials
- written instructions
- taped texts
- qualified interpreters
- assistive listening headsets
- text telephone devices
t/f cleft lip and palate occur after birth
t/f cleft lip and palate are the same thing
what could be useful in treating a pt with Cerebral Palsy
B. mint toothpaste
D. mouth prop
D. mouth prop
(this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
t/f muscular dystrophy can be cured
t/f muscular dystrophy is a genetic disease
eye disease characterized by intraocular pressure from pathologic changes in the optic disc
if possible what is the best treatment alteration for a pt using speack reading to communicate (3)
remove mask, face pt and speak slower
tabacco, alcohol, drug use, phenytoin, vitamin A corticosteroid, folic acid deficient are all examples of what?
t/f cleft lip and or palate is one of the most common craniofacial anomalies. It can occur often with other birth defects
both statements are ture (can't type get over it)
how does a cleft lip/palate affect the periodontal tissues? 4
- biofilm collection due to irregularly positioned teeth
- inablility to keep lips closed
- mouth breathing
- oral care
t/f early perio with bone loss and clinical attachement at cleft sites is common in adolescents
true (psh how could I write that)
t/f children with cleft lip or palate are are at lower risk for dental caries
what are the risk factors contributing to dental caries for cleft lip/palate 4
- malpositioned teeth
- problems of mastication
- diet selection
- dental biofilm retention
t/f pt with cleft lip/palate should be seen often for maintenance
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