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CHRONICITY

CERUMEN IMPACTION EXCESS CERUMEN BLOCKS EAR CANAL AND IMPAIRS HEARING
CERUMINOSIS EXCESSIVE BUILDUP OF CERUMEN OR EARWAX IN THE EXTERNAL CANAL
OTITIS MEDIA INFECTION OF THE MIDDLE EAR, COMMON IN CHILDHOOD
ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA OFTEN CAUSED BY HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE OR STREP PNEUMONIAE
CHRONIC OTITIS MEDIA CAUSED BY GRAM NEGITIVE BACTERIA
OTITIS MEDIA INTERVENTIONS ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY, ANALGESICS, LOCAL HEAT, NASAL DECONGESTANTS
OTITIS EXTERNIA SWIMMERS EAR, BACTERIAL INFECTION, OUT EAR
LABYRINTHITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE INNER EAR- SX- VERTIGO,TINNITUS,HEARING LOSS. RARE CONDTION. MAY CAUSE PERMANENT DAMAGE
PRESBYACUSIS HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATED WITH AGING
OTOSCLEROSIS ABNORMAL SPONGY BONE FORMATION AROUND THE STAPES - MORE COMMON IN WOMEN
MENIERE'S DISEASE TINNITUS AND VERTIGO. SX TREATED WITH ANTIHISTAMINES, ANTIMETICS, DIURETICS, ORAL NIACIN.
MACULAR DEGENERATION PROGRESSIVE DETERIORATION OF THE MACULAE OF THE RETINA AND CHOROID OF THE EYE. LOSS OF CENTRAL VISION RELATED TO ATROPHY OR DETERIORATION OF THE MACULA. PERIPHERAL VISION REMAINS. ASSOCIATED WITH AGING
CATARACT ABNORMAL PROGRESSIVE CONTION OF THE LENS OF THE EYE, CHARACTERIZED BY LOSS OF TRANSPARENCY. A GRAY WHITE OPACITY CAN BE SEEN WITHIN THE LENS, BEHIND THE PUPIL. LEFT UNTREATED SIGHT IS EVENTUALLY LOST.
RETINAL DETACHMENT SEPERATION OF THE RETINA FROM THE CHOROID RESULTING FROM A HOLE IN THE RETINA THAT ALLOWS THE VITREOUS HUMOR TO LEAK BETWEEN THE CHOROID ABND THE RETINA. SYMPTOMS- PAINLESS, FLOATERS, FLASHING LIGHTS, SHADOW, TOTAL BLINDNESS. RX- SURGICAL.
CORNEAL ABRASIONS IJURY THRU IRRITANTS TO THE OUTER SURFACE OF THE EYE, THE RUBBING OFF OF THE OUTER LAYERS OF THE CORNEA.
CONJUNCTIVITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE CONJUNCTIVA CAUSED BY BACERIAL OR VIRAL INFECTION,ALLERGY, OR ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS. IN NEWBORNS CAN LEAD TO TOTAL BLINDNESS
CHRONIC GLAUCOMA OFTEN BILATERAL, SLOWLY DEVELOPED AND IS GENETICALLY DETERMINED. OBSTRUCTION IS BELIEVED TO BE WITHIN THE CANAL OF SCHLEMM.SX GRADUAL OVER PERIOD OF EARS. HALOS,ELEVATED INTRAOCCULAR PRESSURE. RX- EYE GTTS.
ACUTE GLAUCOMA OCCULAR EMERGANCY RESULTS IN RAPID VISION LOSS.
GLAUCOMA AN ABNORMAL CONTION OF ELEVATED PRESSURE WITHIN AN EYE BECAUSE OF OBSTRUCTION OF THE OUTFLOW OF AQUEOUS HUMOR.
RETINOPATHY NONINFLAMMATORY EYE DISORDER RESULTING FROM CHANGES IN THE RETINAL BLOOD VESSELS. LEADING CAUSE OF VISION IN ADULTS UNDER 40.
CONGENITAL CATARACTS USUALLY HEREDITARY MAY BE CAUSED BY VIRAL INFECTION DURING 1ST TRIMESTER
PRESBYOPIA ASSOCIATED WITH AGING WHEN THE ELASTICITY OF THE LENS OF THE EYE IS LOST. NEAR VISION IS LOST BUT FAR VISION REMAINS THE SAME.
PRESBYOPIC PERTAINING TO A DECREASE IN ACCOMODATION OF THE LENS AS ONE GROWS OLDER, RESULTS IN FARSIGHTNESS
HYPEROPIA FARSIGHTNESS
MYOPIA NEARSIGHTNESS
STRABISMUS INABILITY OF THE EYES TO FOCUS IN THE SAME DIRECTION
PROPRIOCEPTION ORIENTS A PERSON IN SPACE DURING POSITION CHANGES AND WHILE WALKING ON UNEVEN SURFACES. INCLUDE- GAIT INBALANCE, FALLS, DIZZINESS.
CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS SENSORY DYSFUNCTION INCLUDES: IMPAIRED HEARING, VISUAL IMPAIRMENT, NEUROVASCULAR DEFICICITS, AND ALTERED MENTAL STATUS
RINNE TEST METHOD OF DISTINGUISHING CONDUCTIVE FROM SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS. PREFORMED WITH TUNING FORKS OF 256, 512, 1024 CYCLES, PLACED ONE HALF INCH FROM THE EXTERNAL AUDITIRY MEATUS AND AGAIN WITH THE VIBRATINGSTEM PLACED OVER THE MASTIOD BONE.
SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS THE SOUND IS HEARD LONGER BY AIR CONDUCTION
CONDUCTIVE HEARING LOSS THE SOUND IS HEARD LONGER BY BONE CONDUCTION
WEBER TEST METHOD OF ASSESSING AUDITORY ACUITY
TONOMETRY MEASURING OF INTRAOCCULAR PRESSURE BY DETERMINING THE RESISTANCE OF THE EYEBALL TO INDENTATION BY AN APPLIED FORCE. ELEVATED PRESSURE REVEALS GLAUCOMA. THREE TYPES- AIR PUFF, SCHIOTZ,APLANATION.
SNELLEN CHART VISUAL ACUITY
ROMBERG TEST INDICATION OF LOSS OF SENSE OF POSITION IN WHICH THE PATIENT LOSES BALANCE WHEN STANDING ERECT, FEET TOGETHER, AND EYE CLOSED.
OPTHALMIC MEDICATION MYOTIC-CONSTRICT DRIATICS- DILATE
MYRINGOTOMY LIE ON AFFECTED SIDE TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE FROM MIDDLE EAR
COCHLEAR IMPLANTS FOR PROFOUNDLY DEAF. REQUIRES POSTOPERATIVE TRAINING AND REHAB FOR USE
CATARACTS REMOVAL EYE MED TO PREPARE FOR SURG.. IMPLANTATION OF INTRAOCCULAR LENS. USE OF PATCH OVER THE AFFECTED EYE, MIOTIC EYE DROPS AND COLD COMPRESSES FOR DISCOMFORT. LAYING FACE DOWN POST OP.
GROWTH PHYSICAL CHANGE AND INCREASE IN SIZE
DEVELOPMENT INCREASE IN THE COMPLEXITY OF FUNCTION AND SKILL PROGRESSION
GENETIC FACTORS INFLUENCING GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT EYE COLOR,HEIGHT, TEMPERMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS INFLUENCING GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT FAMILY,RELIGION, CULTURE, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY, AND NUTRITION
DEVELOPMENTAL TASK THERORY- HAVIGHURST GROWTH AND DEVEL. AS OCCURING DURING 6 STAGES, EACH ASSOCIATED WITH 6 TO 10 TASKS TO BE LEARNED
PERSONALITY COMPLEX CONCEPT, CONSIDERED AS THE OUTWARD EXPRESSION OF THE INNER SELF. IE- TEMPREMENT, FEELINGS, INDEPENDENCE
FREUD CONCEPTS OF UNCONSCIOUS MIND, DEFENSE MECHANISMS, ID,EGO AND SUPER EGO.
ERIKSON ENVISIONS LIFE AS A SEQUENCE OF LEVELS OF ACHIEVEMENT, REFLECTS BOTH POSITIVE AND NEG ASPECTS
PECK ALTHOUGH PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS DECREASE WITH AGE, MENTAL AND SOCIAL INCREASE IN THE LATER PART OF LIFE
GOULD ADULT DEVELPOMENT
COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT REFERS TO THE MANNER IN WHICH PEOPLE LEARN TO THINK, REASON, AND USE LANGUAGE. PAIGET
KOHLBERG FOCUSES ON THE REASONS PEOPLE MAKE THE DECISIONS THEY DO
GILLIGAN SEES WOMEN OFTER SEE MORALITY DIF THAN MEN
FOWLER FAITH AS A FORCE THAT GIVES MEANING TO A PERSONS LIFE
WESTERHOFF FAITH AS A WAY OF BEING AND BEHAVING THAT EVOLVES FROM AN EXPERIANCED FAITH GUIDED BY PARENTS AND OTHERS
RESPITE CARE ALLOWS CARE GIVER TIME TO SELF WITHOUT A SENSE OF SHRUGGING ONES RESPONSIBILITY
G TUBE FEEDING PT IN FOWLERS- ROOM TEMP VIA GRAVITY- NOT OVER 18 INCHES ABOVE ABDOMEN
MORPHINE OPIODS BIND TO RECEPTORS IN THE DORSAL HOORNIN THE SPINAL CORD AND BRAIN
OPIATES CNS DEPRESSENTS THAT CAN RESULT IN RESP DEPRESION, URINARY RETENTION NAD CONSTIPATION
NSAIDS DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF OPIATESNEEDED WHEN GIVEN IN COMBO
TRANSACTION STRESS EMOTIONAL COGNITIVE AND COPING RESPONSE TO STRESS
STIMULUS BASED STRESS MODEL USED TO ID STRESSORS AND PREDICT RESPONSES
GENERAL ADAPTATION THERORY REFERS TO PROCESS OF ADAPTING TO STRESS
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