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PP chapter 49 questions
Stimulation of receptor such as light, touch, or sound
Integration and interpretation of stimuli
Only the most most important stimuli will elicit a this
Deficit in the normal function of sensory reception and perception
Inadequate quality or quantity of stimulation
Reception of multiple sensory stimuli
Sensory alteration that causes client's thoughts to race, attention scatters in many directinos, and anxiety and restlessness occur
Sensory change common after age 60. difficulty with balance, spatial orientation etc...
Type of this sensory input are pets, music, television, calendar...
Excessive stimuli in an environment causes what?
amt and quality of social contact with family and friends influences what?
A person's occupation places him or her at risk for hearing, visual and peripheral nerve alterations is what kind of sensory hazard
Cultural factors such as being a native american put a person at greater risk for what?
Who are are at high risk for sensory alteration because of normal physiological changes involving sensory organs?
True or false, Many adults are sensitive about admitting losses and hisitate to share info.
When suspecting sensory overload assesing physical apperance and behavior, cognitive ability, and emotional stabiltiy is what kind of assessment?
Using vision and hearing tests is what kind of assessment?
Evaluating if the client can perform grooming or evaluating if a pt recovering from a stroke can effectively perform tasks is what?
Abiltiy to perfrom self care
Reviewing if the client is using assistive devices or reviewing when the client had their last hearing/eye exam is what?
Health promotion habits
Clients with this handicap are often unable to produce or understand language
A client with aphasia is under what assessment?
True of False. Medications cannot alter a client's perception
False. They can!
For health promotion for sensory alterations what two things should a client be screened for?
Visual and hearing impairments
What is a common eye issue with older adults
Adults over 40 should have intraocular pressure measured how often?
ever 2 years
Preventative safety includes this for children against diseases that cause hearing loss such a s rubella, mumps, and measles?