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Chapter 17 Q&A

Eye and Ear Disease and Disorders

What is the name of the most common bacteria or fungus that causes swimmers ear? Aspergillus
Can you identify the common treatment for otitis media Antibiotics and Analgesics
What is one important teaching tip for a client with a hearing loss of deafness? That there may be possible balance disturbances and the sensation of spinning around
In macular degeneration, what are client communications for the health-care worker? Suggest magnifiers, audiobooks, join support groups - Family Support and be aware of safety measures for the blind
When a client has an eye infection, what are some of the preventive measures a health-care worker can suggest? It is essential to keep the affected eye clean and avoid rubbing or irritating it. Keep follow up appointment 2-4 weeks
What is another name for a stye? Hordeolum
For which eye disease is an intraocular lens likely to be implanted or fitted for? Cataract
A tonometer, ophthalmoscopic inspection, and periodic vision-field testing will be ordered in which of the following eye diseases? Glaucoma
You use the term swimmers ear with your clients; what term do you put in the medical chart? External Otitis
How is deafness best described? Generally caused by injury to the ear
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