MA 201 Body Structure

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MA 201 Body Structure
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2011-03-20 18:14:19
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Chapter 11 Unit 3
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  1. Optic
    Pertaining to the eye
  2. Sclara
    • White part of the eye
    • Protects eye
  3. Iris
    • Color part of eye
    • Controls pupil
    • No Black Eyes
  4. Pupil
    Opening of the Iris
  5. Cornea
    Clear covering of Iris and Pupil
  6. The Lens
    Behind the pupil
  7. Retina
    • Back of eye
    • Receives light
    • Contains Rods (B&W)
    • Contains Cones (color)
  8. Aqueous Humor
    • Front part of eye,
    • Flows around Iris
  9. Vitreous Humor
    • Thick liquid between Iris and back of eye
    • Gives eye shape
  10. Ophthalmoscope
    Instrument used to inspect eye behind lens and iris
  11. Conjunctivitis
    • Infection of conjunctiva of the eye (pink eye)
    • Extremely contagious
  12. Irrigate Eye
    • 1. Tilt head back and to side infected
    • 2. Emisis basin agains cheek / head
    • 3. Wipe eye with gauze from inner to outer canthus
    • 4. Hold eye open
    • 5. Slowly release solution over the eye gently and steadily
    • 6. Record type solution, eye, results, etc
  13. Instilling Eye Medication
    • 1. Bring meds to room temp
    • 2. Patient up straight, head tilt back
    • 3. Use gauze to touch skin under eye / pull down
    • 4. Dropper 1/4" above eye
    • 5. Patient look up
    • 6. Drop meds in eye pocket
    • 7. Ointment inside lower eye lid without touching
    • 8. Patient blink to move meds around
  14. Snellen Chart
    • Used to test for distance vision
    • 20ft away / how far it should be to read
  15. Jaeger Test
    • Used to test for near vision acuity
    • Sit up straight
    • Card held 14-16" away
  16. Myopia
    • Can't see far away
    • Nearsightedness
  17. Presbyopia
    • Can't see up close
    • Farsightedness

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