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PT w Special Needs

Dental Radiography -- Principles and Techniques

Gagging strong, involuntary effort to vomiting
Gag reflex retching that starts by stimulating soft tissues of soft palate region.... Protective mechanism to clear airway
Types of Stimuli 1. Psychogenic -- in the mind 2. Tactile -- from touch
PT Management - Operator attitude - PT and equipment prep - Exposure sequencing - Receptor placement and technique
Operator Attitude - confident attitude - Patience - Tolerance - Understanding
PT/Equipment Prep - prep should b done before receptor placement to save time
Exposure Sequencing - MX molar receptor is most likely to start gag reflex
Extreme Cases radiographer must resort to extra-oral images such as pano or lateral jaw
Disability physical/mental impairment that limits someone of major life activities
Vision Impairment - never gesture to another person - perceived as talking behind their back
Hearing Impairment if PT can read lips, radiographer must face PT and speak clear and slow
Mobility Impairment - take films in wheelchair - caregiver can assist with hold receptor in place if cannot hold in place
Developmental Disabilities - autism, cerebral pas
Created by: summerbradley
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