comp pt test 2

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comp pt test 2
2011-03-07 13:49:21
comp pt test

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  1. what percentage of alcohol is metabolized by the liver?
  2. if a mother is pregnant and drinking, will if affect the fetus through the placenta? will it affect a baby breastfeeding?
    yes and yes
  3. what is the ability to endure or without effect or injury. increased amount of the drug is needed to achieve the same effect. this is called:
  4. feeling of well being, elation; without fear or worry. this is called:
  5. condition of deteriorated mentality characterized by a marked decline of intellectual functioning. this is called:
  6. t/f a pt can inform the personnel so the procedures can be terminated and brief preparations can be made when they have an aura or warning before a seizure
    true! but not everyone can
  7. what might the aura a pt experiences be like?
    numbness, tingling, twitching or stiffness of muscles
  8. what can trigger seizures?
    • stress
    • fatigue (tired)
    • sensory stimuli (flashing lights, noises, odors)
    • alcohol/drug withdrawal
  9. with a petite mal seizure, when does loss of consciousness occur?
    within 5-30 seconds
  10. a pt experiencing a petite mal seizure (absence) may what?
    • have a blank state
    • become pale
    • drop something in hand
    • twitching of eyelids, eyebrows, head, chewing movements
  11. what is a tonic clonic seizure?
    grand mal
  12. when muscles of the chest and pharynx contract at the same time, it forces air out and it is called an "_______ ______"
    epileptic cry (grand mal)
  13. how long does a grand mal seizure usually last?
    1-3 minutes
  14. which seizure will a pt return to be confused, tired, complain of muscle soreness or injury; falls into a deep sleep?
    grand mal seizure (tonic clonic)
  15. grand mal seizure may continue without recovery and progress to ______ ______
    status epilepticus
  16. tonic phase tension with rigidity
    clonic movements followed with intermittent muscular contraction and relaxatin is what kind of seizure?
    tonic clonic
  17. what is the brand name of a drug to treat alcoholism?
  18. if someone has burned oral mucosa, irritated, sores, infections,
    teeth rotted at the gumline, and
    chemical damage to teeth....they are probably doing which drug?
  19. if a pt comes in with xerostomia, tooth wear, tmj tenderness, trismus, and rampant dental caries, which drugs might they be using and abusing?
    amphetamines (speed or ecstacy)
  20. if a pt comes in with increased dental caries and perio infections, dysplastic changes (premalignant in cells), premalignant lesions of oral mucosa, leukoplakia, and oral infectionsn due to immunosuppressive effects, they are probably using which drugs?
    cannabis Marijuana
  21. if a pt has a perforation of nasal septum or palate, saddle nose deformity, erosive carious lesions, gingival recession and ulcerations, and trismus, they are probably using ________
  22. are there tx modifications with alcohol abuser?
    no, poss pre-med
  23. what should you not use if someone is using cocaine?
  24. why might a drug user have prolonged bleeding?
    because of liver disease effecting blood clotting
  25. t/f a drug addict will have impaired healing interfering with collagen formation
  26. t/f all patients that experience seizures have an aura
  27. what are 5 things that could trigger a seizure?
    • flickering lights
    • monotonous sounds
    • loud music/noise
    • syncope
    • diminished 02 supply
  28. what is petite mal?
    absence seizure
  29. a secondary seizure is a:
    partial seizure
  30. a primary seizure is a:
    generalized seizure
  31. which seizure affects part of the brain?
    partial seizure
  32. which seizure affects the entire brain at the same time
    generalized seizure
  33. what is an impairment in uttering words due to disease that affects oral and pharyngeal muscles?
  34. involuntary movements of the mouth, lips, tongue, and jaws, usually associated with long-term use of antipsychotic meds. this is called:
    tardive dyskinesia
  35. state of agitation, distress, and restlessness that is the occasional side effect of antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs
  36. if someone is restlessness and pacing, they might have which side effect of antipsychotic meds?
  37. what are the four types of anxiety disorders?
    • panic attack (jack attack)
    • panic disorder (jackie again)
    • posttraumatic stress disorder
    • generalized anxiety disorder
  38. what is a psyhchiatric compulsive disorder marked by recurrent episodes of uncontrollable binge eating?
    bulimia nervosa