Auricular Final

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Of the following three, which provides the strongest stimulation and must be removed by an Lac? Seeds, Tacks, Interdermals

Interdermals

Of the following three, which have a risk of infection? Seeds, Tacks, Interdermals

Tacks, Interdermals

Which of the following three is the safest and easiest to use? Seeds, Tacks, Interdermals

Seeds

Define Risk Management.

Makes a patient's health and safety a priority while reducing liability risk

Which of the following is a false statement regarding seeds, tacks, & interdermals?
a.) they should not be used on a first time patient
b.) they are contraindicated in the cymba concha
c.) they should be removed if they are causing discomfort during sleep or keeping the patient awake at night

They are contraindicated in the cymba concha

Which of the following is a true statement regarding seeds, tacks, & interdermals?
a.) patients should be taught to stimulate them by pressing between two fingers
b.) they should not be used on a first time patient
c.) they are contraindicated in the cymba concha

They should not be used on a first time patient

What is the benefit of using seeds, tacks, or interdermals?

Constant low grade stimulation to the acupoint

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the lobe.

Tooth extraction, special tumor area

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the anti-tragus.

Vertex, excitation, nerve, thyroid 2

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the tragus.

Hunger, thirst, clear nose/eyes, thyroid 4

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the cavum concha.

Hepatitis area, blood

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the cymba concha in order from anterior to posterior.

Prostate, blood base, colon 1, colon 2, ascites, prolapse

From the Shanghai system, name the zone that lies on the border of the cymba and cavum conchas.

Relax muscle

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the scapha.

Chest wall, thyroid 1

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the anti-helix.

Mammary glands, hot

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the triangular fossa.

Neurogate, constipation

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the helix.

Common cold

From the Shanghai system, name the zones on the inter-tragus.

Thyroid 3

Which zone, from Shanghai, clears yin deficiency heat?

Hot

Which zone, from Shanghai, treats narcolepsy, depression, and emotional withdrawl?

Excitation

Which zone, from Shanghai, treats cranial nerves 7 & 3?

Nerve

Which zone, from Shanghai, should be pricked to bleed?

Common cold

Which zones (in correct order) are needled in the NADA protocol?

Shen Men, Sympathetic, KD Yin, Liver, Left Lung

How long are needles retained in the NADA protocol?

45 minutes

Using "Ear Geometry", how long are the needles retained initially?

20 minutes

Using "Ear Geometry", when is the tender point NEVER needled?

If the tender point lies between point zero and the helix

Using "Ear Geometry", when is the tender point ALWAYS needled?

If the tender point does not lie between point zero and the helix

For the NADA protocol, where is the Left Lung is located in relation to the Heart on the right ear?

Above

For the NADA protocol, where is the Left Lung is located in relation to the Heart on the left ear?

Below

Which three zones in the Kropej system are based on handedness?

Ren, anti-aggression, anti-fear

In the Kropej system, which zone is located only on the right ear?

Weather point

Which Kropej zone is analogous to Sympathetic?

Psychosomatic R Point

Which Kropej zone is analogous to Clavicle?

Point Jerome

Which Kropej zone is analogous to Master Cerebral?

Anti-Fear

Which Kropej zone is analogous to Master Tranquilizer?

Anti-Aggression

Which Kropej zone is analogous to Liver Yang?

Darwin's Point

Which Kropej zone treats all lower extremity complaints?

Darwin's Point

Which Kropej zone is used to enhance the efficacy of all other auricular points?

General Tonification Point

Which master point has the following functions? Returns the body to the idealized state which was present in the womb

Point Zero

Which master point has the following functions? Tranquilizes the mind and allows a connection to one's spirit; Supports the action of other points

Shen Men

Which master point has the following functions? Balances activation by the sympathetic nervous system with parasympathetic sedation; Improves blood circulation and is used to relieve stress-related health disorders

Autonomic

Which master point has the following functions? Regulates over-excitement and restrains the cerebral cortex; Reduces chronic pain

Thalamus

Which master point has the following functions? Activates the pituitary gland

Endocrine

Which master point has the following functions? Corrects learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, and hypersensitive reactions

Oscillation

Which master point has the following functions? General reduction in inflammatory reactions; Elimination of toxic substances and the excretion of metabolic wastes

Allergy

Which master point has the following functions? General sedation effect; Facilitates overall relaxation

Tranquilizer

Which master point has the following functions? Reduces any unpleasant or excessive sensation

Sensorial

Which master point has the following functions? Diminishes nervous anxiety, fear, worry, pessimistic thinking, etc.

Cerebral

What is the location of Kidney in the Nogier Phase I Yin Organs?

On the helix, anterior to the triangular fossa, superior to the end of the inferior anti-helix crus

What is the location of Spleen in the Nogier Phase I Yin Organs?

On the superior anti-helix crus, slightly anterior to hip

What is the location of Heart in the Nogier Phase I Yin Organs?

On the anti-helix, on the line separating chest and abdomen on the concha side

What is the location of Liver in the Nogier Phase I Yin Organs?

On the border between the cymba and cavum conchas between CAM Liver and Spleen, or in Relax Muscles of Shanghai system.

What is the location of Lung in the Nogier Phase I Yin Organs?

In the cavum concha, inferior and posterior to CAM Heart location

On what structure are the Nogier Phase I spinal projections?

Anti-Helix

On what structure are the Nogier Phase II spinal projections?

Helix Crus

On what structure are the Nogier Phase III spinal projections?

Tragus

The "Hidden Portion" refers to what?

Spinal projections in the Nogier system

The first method of using the Nogier phase system is what?

Involves whether the chief complaint is acute or chronic

The second method of using the Nogier phase system is what?

Involves whether the chief complaint involves the body, mind, or spirit

The third method of using the Nogier phase system is what?

Involves probing for tenderness and using the most sensitive zone relating to the chief complaint

The fourth method of using the Nogier phase system is what?

Is progressive in that you begin in phase 1 and move on to 2 and 3 if needed

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