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pt62 final

Thiomersal antibiotic linked to autism
thrush monilial infection
palperbal fissures eye slits
epicanthal folds skin folds of the upper eyelid
micrognathia small lower jaw
smoking during pregnancy, low birth rate less than 3 lbs causes cerebral palsy
given to a baby born from a herione addicted mother phenobarbital
to increase vitamin D fish oil, milk, sunlight
G-tube patient with diarrhea and nausea slow feeding down/dilute formula
potassium electrolyte
myoclonic brief, shock-like jerks
clonic repetitive jerking
tonic sustained stiffening
phenytoin dilantin
primidone Mysoline
valproate Depacon
Antiepileptic given orally, prophylactic
Centromere Constricted area of the chromosome that marks the point of attachment to the sister chromosome
NTD indicator High AFP levels
Endometrium site of fetal and placenta development
harmony test DNA blood test
Endoderm Cells that differentiate into the lungs, digestive, urinary system.
Fluorescent in Situ Utilizes short piece of DNA
Chronic Villus Sampling mini biopsy of outer membrane surrounding the embryo.
500 mcg folic acid during pregnancy prevents NTD
Generalized seizures Tonic, Myoclonic, Atonic.
Pervasive Developmental Disorders evident by: age 3
Strabismus cross eyed
Amblyopia lazy eye
Nystagmus Jerking eye movements
Cerebral palsy collection of motor disorders, result of brain damage.
Spastic diplegia rigid/tense muscles, legs mostly affected.
Athetoid hemiplegia inability to control muscles on one side of the body.
Tonic labyrinthine reflex changing position of the head causes patterns of flexion and extension
Positive support reflex legs will straighten to support body weight
spastic body movements are rigid
Athetoid lack of muscle control
Hypotonic floppy, low muscle tone
Ataxic balance/coordination problems
Signs of meningitis Nuchal rigidity
Meningitis HIB vaccine, IV antibiotic, fluids, anti-seizure mends
Occulta malformation/opening in spine covered by a layer of skin.
Meningocele spinal cord/meninges protrude through
Closed tube defects spinal cord is marked by malformation of fat, bone of membrane.
Myelomeningocele spinal cord is exposed through the opening in the spine.
Created by: deedra