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EENT test review

small drainage tubes placed in the tympanic membrane to prevent the accumulation of fluid in the middle ear Pressure equalization tubes
greek word pertaining to the ear oto
Latin word pertaining to the sense of hearing aural
Sensation of moving around in space or of having objects move around you; difficult to maintain equilibrium vertigo
inflammation of the aircells of the mastiod process mastoiditis
hearing loss caused by a defect in the inner ear resulting from damage to nerve tissue and/or sensory paths to the brain sensorineural loss
transmission of sound waves thru the conducting media of air/bone conduction
acuteness/sharpness of hearing auditory acuity
study of the ear,its functions and diseases otology
hearing loss caused by a defect in the external/middle ear conductive loss
unit for measuring the relkative intensity of sounds, and for measuring the degree of hearing loss decibel
latin for ear aural
tumor of desquamated epithelium and cholestrin crystals which often contains infectious bacteria/ found in the middle ear/mastoid cholesteatoma
condition characterized by chronic progressive deafness caused by formation of spongy bone, especially around the oval window otosclerosis
what is used extensively in surgeries for the middle/inner ear due to the small/delicate structures operating microscope
special suction-irrigation tip is commonly used during otologic surgery to allow the surgeon to irrigate/suction what out debris/fluid
what is required while drilling to prevent clogging of the bur and to remove bone dust continous irrigation
disorder of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear, symptoms include; progressive deafness, tinnitus, dizziness meniere's disease
subjective ringing/tinkling sound in the ear tinnitus
inflammation of the middle ear otitis media
for most procedures the hair is removed and the skin is shaved at least how far from the site of the proposed incision 1 1/2"
gloves must be powder-free, since what can form in the ear which can cause irreversible hearing loss granuloma
pt is place is what position w/head immobilized and affected ear upward modified supine
in draping procedure w/3 towels, what shaped will the towels make a triangle
all medication must be marked why they are colorless
which is not true for a myringotomy the pt is P&D according to the circulator's perference
any procedure performed to repair defects in the tympanic membrane/middle ear tympanoplasty
reconstruction of the outer/middle parts of the ear by means of a new drum of skin flap, performed on pts who have hearing loss due to otosclerosis fenestration procedure
incision of the tympanic membrane under direct vision to treat acute otitis media/lease fluid from the middle ear myringotomy
removal of the air cells of the mastoid process, w/out involving the middle ear/external canal simple mastoidectomy
creation of an opening into the vestibule of the labyrinth and reestablishment of a functioning linkage between the incus and the inner ear stapes mobilization
cavity w/in a bone sinus
nose bleed epistaxis
air-filled space in the skull which opens into the nasal cavity paranasal sinus
3 scroll like bones which project medially from the lateral wall of the nasal cavity nasal conchae
any disorder/perversion of the sense of smell parosmia
inflammation of the nasal mucosa rhinitis
excision/resection of the septum to correct any deviation as a result of injury septoplasty
reconstruction of the nose to correct deformities rhinoplasty
manipulation/mobilization of injured nasal bones/septal cartilage to restore former appearance/function repair of nasal fracture
creation of a new passageway between the maxillar sinus and the nasal cavity to establish drainage and to remove any diseased tissue caldwell-luc
what is false concerning special features of a nasal procedure no need for suction
which is false for a septoplasty D
small leaf-shaped structure located immediately posterior to the root of the tongue epiglottis
lymphoid tissue located in the nasopharyngeal region of the pharynx, atrophies w/age adenoids
partial/total removal of the tongue and possibly the floor of the mouth for oral carcinoma glossectomy
partial/total removal of the lower jaw for oral carcinoma extending into the mandible mandibulectomy
subtotal/total removal of the parotid glands and any associated tumors/lesions parotidectomy
what is used in throat procedures and are relatively small. are a hazard when bloodsoaked because they can occlude the airway sponges
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