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42 sensory
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  1. ability to recieve adn process stimuli through the sensory organs
    sensation
  2. ability to experience, recognize, organize, and interpret sensory stimuli
    perception
  3. intellectual ability to think
    cognition
  4. includes the elements of memory, judgement, and conclusion
    cognition
  5. sensation, perception and cognition are what types of functions
    neurological
  6. the CNS and SNS purposes
    • conduct response
    • collect stimuli
    • transport stimuli
  7. ascending pathways that transmit sensory impulses to the brain
    afferent nerve pathways
  8. descending pathways that send sensory impulses to the brain
    efferent nerve pathways
  9. state of awareness of self, others, and the surrounding environment
    consciousness
  10. primary component of consciousness
    arousal, and awareness
  11. state of wakefulness and alertness
    arousal
  12. capacity to percieve sensory impressions and react appropriatly through thoughts and actions
    awareness
  13. essential element of awareness
    orientation
  14. perception of self in relation to the surrounding environment
    orientation
  15. 3 bones of the middle ear
    • malleus (hammer)
    • incus (anvil)
    • stapes (stirrup)
  16. mentally confused state in which the persons awareness of time, place, situation and self is impaired
    disorientation
  17. change in the perception of sensory stimuli affects all 5 senses
    sensory deficiet
  18. state of reduced sensory input from the internal or external environement manifested by alterations in sensory perception
    sensory deprivation
  19. state of excessive and sustained multisensory stimulation menifested by behavior or change and perceptual distortion
    sensory overload
  20. indicates an inability of the sound waves to reach the inner ear. caused by wax build up or blockage
    conductive hearling loss
  21. diseased portion of the eighth cranial nerve
    sensorineural hearing loss
  22. sensorineural hearing loss associated with aging
    presbycusis
  23. the only treatment for cataract
    surgical removal of lens
  24. tranquilizers often given to reduce anxiety when recieving injections around the face
    • valium
    • versed
  25. preoperative medication used to prepare the eye for surgery
    • cyclopegic (paralyzes cilary muscle)
    • mydriatic (dilates th epupil
  26. what happens if glaucoma continues over a long period of time
    blindness
  27. gradual rise in IOP
    chronic open angle glaucoma
  28. attacks of sudden increase of IOP and requires surgical procedure
    acute closed angle glaucoma
  29. surgical intervention to fasclitate drainage of the aqueos humor is called
    iridectomy
  30. referred to as hordeolum, inflammation of an eyelash
    stye
  31. treatment for stye
    warm compress and antibiotic ointment
  32. nearsightedness
    myopia
  33. hyperopia
    farsightedness
  34. astigmatism
    blurred vision
  35. inability of the eyes to focus in the same direction
    strabismus
  36. revokes an image of total darkness
    blindness
  37. loss of central vision
    macular degeneration
  38. sense of taste that serves as a protector against rotten food
    gustation
  39. serves as a guardian from danger
    olfactory (smell)
  40. can the body regenerate olfactory cells?
    NO
  41. where are receptors for sense of smell located
    roof of nasal cavity
  42. touch receptors are located?
    everywhere

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