Pain and Special senses-focused notes.txt

  1. Responsible for the perception of pain =
    Parietal lobes
  2. Facilitates emotion and expression related to pain =
    Limbic system
  3. Pain gate closers in the body =
    A-alpha & A-beta
  4. Pain gate openers =
    A-delta & C
  5. Age-related hearing loss (medical term)
  6. Age-related vision loss (medical term)
  7. Damage to cn 9 =
    loss of sensitivity to bitter
  8. Damage to cn 7 =
    loss of sensitivity to sweet, sour, salt
  9. Perversion of taste =
  10. Loss or impairment on taste =
    aguesia or hypoguesia
  11. Reduced attentiveness to environment and a soft speaking voice (M’s of)
    Conductive hearing loss
  12. Noise, aging, ototoxicity, and diabetes mellitus → what kind of hearing loss?
    Sensorineural hearing loss
  13. A young, Native American male with down syndrome is prone to what auditory disorder?
    Otitis Media
  14. A cloudy, red, bulging, tympanic membrane (M’s of)
    Otitis Media
  15. Loss of central vision (M’s of)
    Macular degeneration
  16. Eyelid edema and tenderness, enlarged preauricular lymph nodes (M’s of)
    Hyperacute Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  17. Red, swollen conjunctiva; and lid edema (M’s of)
    Hyperacute Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  18. Corneal ulceration and possible blindness (M’s of)
    H. B. Conjunctivitis – Gonoconnal
  19. Yellow-green drainage and sticky eyelids (M’s of)
    Acute Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  20. Irritated eyes with morning eyelash crusting (M’s of)
    Chronic Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  21. Manifestation &/or Characteristic
    Disorder or Body part
  22. Bloodshot eyes (hyperemia), watery eyes, andminimal exudates
    Viral Conjunctivitis – Adenovirus
  23. Irritated eyes, mucous discharge, and mild photophobia
    Viral Conjunctivitis – Herpes
  24. Bilateral tearing, itching, and redness
    Allergic Conjunctivitis
  25. Irritation, photophobia, tearing, and can lead to ulcerations and scarring (M’s of)
  26. Inflammation of the cornea that may lead to diminished vision?
  27. Eyes are misaligned, one can’t focus with the other =
  28. Genetic or injury related disorder in the eye focusing control center?
  29. Uncontrolled or sporadic movement of the eyes =
  30. Disorder resulting in an abnormal blind spot?
  31. Decreased transparency of lens r/t diabetes mellitus or taking corticosteroids =
  32. Blurred vision, decreased vision for near and far, improved by pupil dilation (M’s of)
  33. Severe eye pain, pupil dilation, nausea and vomiting (M’s of)
    Acute Glaucoma (close angle)
  34. What eye disorder can cause blindness in 2-3 days if not treated?
    Acute Glaucoma (closed angle)
  35. Gradual onset of tunnel vision, persistent eye pain, and loss of color vision (M’s of)
    Chronic Glaucoma
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Pain and Special senses-focused notes.txt
M's and C's