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N107 #5 Neuro & Sensory Test

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  1. cataracts
  2. treatment for detached retina
  3. adverse reactions to Penicillin
  4. causes of seizure
  5. sensorineural hearing loss
  1. a caused by impairment of function of the inner ear or the vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII); can be caused by noise trauma during a long period of time, aging (prebycusis), Meniere's disease and ototoxicity; TB, syphilis, Lyme disease, Diabetes Mellitus, bacterial meningitis
  2. b may include allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis, may perform skin test to see if they are truly allergic (if they are give Erythromycin); always give on empty stomach, to decrease GI upset
  3. c meningitis, encephalitis, Reye's, head injuries, epilepsy
  4. d the lens is the affected part, lens becomes cloudy which doesn't allow light to pass through which eventually leads to blindness
  5. e place a patch on both eyes; bedrest, affected eye receives cycloplegics and mydriatics

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. assess for iodine allergy because it works better with contrast or iodine (is an x-ray)
  2. glossopharyngeal (sensory and motor) (tongue, pharynx, swallowing)
  3. will receive miotic drugs(Pilocarpine) to constrict the pupils and make it easier to drain the canal of Schlemm which allows the aqueous humor to drain
  4. widely used class of antimicrobials; treat gram positive and gram negative organisms; treats gonococcus, meningococcus, pneumococcus, streptococcus, treponema
  5. vertigo, tinnitus, and sensorineural hearing loss on the affected side, nystagmus (rare)

5 True/False Questions

  1. eye medicationsdilate the pupil for cataract surgery


  2. most common position for LPcurved position to open the back for access to CSF; fetal position is most common (sometimes patients sit up and bend over


  3. correct way to walk a blind patienthas high frequency hearing loss, so speak clearly and distinctly, don't yell at them, and clean the hearing aid with soft cloth or soap and water


  4. pulmonary capillary wedge pressurenormal is 4 to 12 mm Hg; abnormal is above 15


  5. Intracranial pressurenormal is 0 to 10 mm Hg; abnormal is above 15


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