Comp Pt

  1. t/f the best way to work with a pt with a sensory impairment is to just ignore it
    FALSE-work with the pt to figure out what works best for them (visual aids, touch)
  2. what is the main cause of childhood blindness?
    mother having infection during pregnancy
  3. what infections could a mother have during pregnancy to effect a childs vision? 3
    • syphilis
    • rubella
    • toxoplasmosis
  4. what are some examples of age related disease that effect vision? 6
    • muscular degeneration
    • cataracts
    • diabetes
    • glaucoma
    • vascular disease
    • trauama or infection
  5. t/f people with complete blindness have perception of light still
    false-total loss of vision and perception of light with complete blindness
  6. what is legal blindness?
    less than 20/200 with corrective lenses
  7. what is a group of diseases of hte eye characterized by intraocular pressure from pathologic changes in the optic dise; the person has visual field defects
  8. t/f tiliting the head back can increase pain and pressure in the eyes for those with glaucoma
  9. what are some causes of hearing impairment?
    • damage to outer, middle or inner ear
    • heredity
    • pernatal infections (rubella or birth trauma)
    • chronic inner ear infections
    • meningitis
    • toxic effects from meds
  10. what type of hearing loss is the outer or middle ear reducing conduction path to inner ear (ear infection, malformation)
    conductive hearing loss
  11. what classification of hearing impaired is damage to hair cells of inner ear or the nerves of the inner ear?
    sensorineural hearing loss
  12. what class of hearing impaired is damage of nearves or nuclei of CNS or pathways to the brain?
    central hearing loss
  13. what is otis media?
    inflammation of the middle ear
  14. t/f when using ultrasonics or other motor driven devices you should have the pt remove or turn off hearing aids because the sounds can be amplified and cause discomfort
    true true
  15. what does the americans with disabilities act require of clinicians? 8
    • removal of physical barriers
    • use of braille materials
    • large print materials
    • written instructions
    • taped texts
    • qualified interpreters
    • assistive listening headsets
    • text telephone devices
  16. t/f cleft lip and palate occur after birth
  17. t/f cleft lip and palate are the same thing
  18. what could be useful in treating a pt with Cerebral Palsy

    C. mouth prop
  19. t/f muscular dystrophy can be cured
  20. t/f muscular dystrophy is a genetic disease
  21. define glaucoma
    eye disease characterized by intraocular pressure from pathologic changes in the optic disc
  22. if possible what is the best treatment alteration for a pt using speack reading to communicate (3)
    remove mask, face pt and speak slower
  23. tabacco, alcohol, drug use, phenytoin, vitamin A corticosteroid, folic acid deficient are all examples of what?
    environmental factors
  24. t/f cleft lip and or palate is one of the most common craniofacial anomalies. It can occur often with other birth defects
    both statements are ture (can't type get over it)
  25. how does a cleft lip/palate affect the periodontal tissues? 4
    • biofilm collection due to irregularly positioned teeth
    • inablility to keep lips closed
    • mouth breathing
    • oral care
  26. t/f early perio with bone loss and clinical attachement at cleft sites is common in adolescents
    true (psh how could I write that)
  27. t/f children with cleft lip or palate are are at lower risk for dental caries
  28. what are the risk factors contributing to dental caries for cleft lip/palate 4
    • malpositioned teeth
    • problems of mastication
    • diet selection
    • dental biofilm retention
  29. t/f pt with cleft lip/palate should be seen often for maintenance
Card Set
Comp Pt
ch 56 sensory disability