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EENT Surgery

EENT surgery test review

the small drainage tubes plaved in the tympanic membrane to prevent the accumulation of fluid in the middle ear are ___? pressure equalization tubes
Greek word pertaining to ear is ___? oto
Latin word pertaining to sense of hearing is ___? auditory
a condition describing the sense of moving around in space or having objects move around you making it difficult to maintain equilibrium is ___? vertigo
inflammation of the air cells of the mastiod process is ___? mastoiditis
hearing loss caused by a defect in the inner ear resulting from damage to the nerve tissue and/or the sensory path to the brain is ___? sensorineural loss
transmission of sound waves through the conducting media of air or bone is ___? conduction
a term for acuteness or sharpness of hearing is ___? auditory acuity
the study of the ear, it's functions, and diseases is ___? otology
hearing loss caused by defect in external or middle ear is ___? conductive loss
unit for expressing the relitive intensity of sound and for measuring hearing loss is ___? decible
Latin word pertaining to ear is ___? aural
a tumor of desquamated epithelium and cholesterin crystals which often contains infectious bacteria; may be found in the middle ear or mastiod is ___? cholesteatoma
a condition characterized by chronic progressive deafness caused by formation of spongy bone, especially around the oval window is ___? otosclerosis
the operating microscope is used extensively where structures are small and delicate, such as the middle and ___? inner ear
a special suction irrigating tip is often used in otologic surgery which allows the surgeon to suction and irrigate simultaneously, removing fluid and ___? debris
How often is irrigation required during drilling to prevent clogging of the bur and to prevent bone dust in areas where osteogenesis is to be avoided? continuous irrigation
a disorder of the membranous labrynth of the inner ear with symptoms of tinnitus, vertigo, and progressive deafness is ___? meniere's disease
a subjective ringing or tinkling sound in the ear is called ___? tinnitus
inflammation of the middle ear is ___? otitis media
for most procedures, hair is cut and then shaved 1.5" from ___? incision site
gloves must be powder free since the formation of ___can cause permenent hearing loss. granuloma
a patient is commonly positioned on his back with the affected ear up and the head immobilized; what is the name of theis position? modified supine
In the draping procedure, what shape is made when 3 towels are draped around the site? triangle
all meds on the back table must be labeled because they are ___? colorless
patient is prepped and draped according to whose preference? surgeon
a procedure performed to repair defects of the tympanic membrane and/or middle ear structures is a ___? tympanoplasty
reconstruction of outer or middle ear by means of a new drum if skin flap or creation of a new window is ___? fenestration
an incision in a tympanic membrane to release fluid is a ___? myringotomy
the removal of air cells of the mastoid w/out involving the middle ear and external canal is ___? simple mastoidectomy
creation of an openiong into the vestible of the labrynth and reestablishment of a functioning linkage between the incus and inner ear resulting from fixation of the stapes is ___? stapes mobilization
removal of stapes and reestablishment of linkage w/oval window and insertion of polyethelene tube or other prosthesis is ___? stapedectomy
what is a cavity within a bone? sinus
medical term for a nose bleed is ___? epistaxis
an air filled space which opens into the nasal cavity is the ___? paranasal sinus
the 3 scroll like bones which project medially from the lateral wall of the nasal cavity are ___? nasal conchae
any disorder or perversion of the sense of smell is ___? parosmia
inflammation of the nasal mucosa is ___? rhinitis
incision and resection of the septum to correct any deviation is ___? septoplasty
reconstruction of the nose, designed to improve the cosmetic appearance is ___? rhinoplasty
manipulation and mobilization of injured nasal bones and septal cartilage to restore appearance and function is the repair of ____? nasal fracture
what is the procedure that creates a new passageway between the maxillary sinus and the nasal cavity to establish drainage, and to remove any diseased tissue, polyps, or tumors? caldwell-luc
In nasal procedures, what always needs to be available? suction
what is the small leaf-shaped flap directly posterior to the root of the tongue that covers the larynx, preventing food from entering? epiglottis
what is the lymphoid tissue in the nasopharyngeal region of the pharyx that atrophies with age? adenoids
partial or total removal of the tongue is ___? glossectomy
partial or total removal of the lower jaw for carcinoma extending into the mandible is ___? mandibulectomy
sub-total or total removal of the parotid gland is ___? parotidectomy
sponges used in throat procedures are small and hazardous when blood soaked b/c they can do ___ to the airway? occulde
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