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RNUR 1106 p&p Sensory Alterations chap. 49
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What are the 7 sensory areas.
Sight. Hearing. Touch. Smell. Taste. Kinesthetic. Stereognosis.
What kind of sensory is sight.
What kind of sensory is hearing.
What kind of sensory is touch.
What kind of sensory is smell.
What kind of sensory is taste.
What kind of sensory is kinesthetic.
Awareness of position & movement of body parts without seeing them.
What kind of sensory is stereognosis.
Recognize size, shape, & texture of objects.
What are the 3 sensory experiences.
Reception. Perception. Reaction.
What is reception.
How impulse travels and brain receives.
What is perception.
How stimuli, patient aware.
what is reaction.
When sensory function is altered, what is greatly affected.
Person's ability to relate to the environment.
What are the 3 ways sensory function is altered.
Birth or early on. Second to medication. environmental causes.
What are the 3 sensory alterations.
Sensory deficits. Sensory deprivation. Sensory overload.
What are sensory deficits.
Deficit in normal functioning.
What is sensory deprivation.
Inadequate quality or quantity of stimuli.
What is sensory overload.
Multiple stimuli; can't respond appropriately.
What are the factors that affect sensory function.
Age. Meaningful stimuli. Amount of stimuli. Family factors. Social interaction. Environmental factors. Cultural factors.
What are some meaningful stimuli.
Familiar object. Photos. Items from home.
If a person is blind, what tends to be acute
We always ask the patient first but who else could we ask for information.
Family members. Significant other.
If a patient is deaf, what are some ways to work with them.
Do not scream. Talk in normal tones. Use visual aids. Sit face to face. Have paper for notes.
What are some health promotions activities.
Exams. Hygiene. Vaccines. Screenings.
A nurse wears a brightly colored top when caring for patients.
A nurse collaborates with the hospital nutritionist to prepare meals with varied seasonings and textures.
Gustatory stimulation. Olfactory stimulation.
A patient who is on bed rest is given back rubs twice daily.
Soft music is playing in the room of a patient who is wearing eye patches following his surgery.
A nurse checks for proper denture fit in a long term care patient.
A nurse uses therapeutic touch when a depressed patient makes an effort to bathe and dress independently.
A nurse explains what she/he will be doing next to an unresponsive patient.
A nurse arranges a patient's cards in a heart shape on her wall.
The nurse moves a bed rest patient's legs to stimulate walking.
Tactile stimulation. Kinesthetic stimulation.
A nurse places a continuous air freshening device in the bathroom of a patient who has persistent diarrhea.
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