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Patients with a corneal abrasion may present with all of the following, EXCEPT:
Alkali or strong acid burns to the eye should be irrigated for at least ____ minutes
A distorted sense of smell in which a person perceives unpleasant odors when the odors do not exist is called:
Mastication is defined as:
Hyphema is defined as:
blood in the anterior chamber of the eye.
_________ forms the principal mass of the tooth and is much denser and stronger than bone.
Patients with glaucoma often complain of:
a blind spot toward the center of vision.
A young female presents with a headache, severe aching around her right ear, and difficulty chewing. Assessment and treatment for her should focus on:
analgesia as needed and transport.
Glaucoma is a condition caused by:
increased intraocular pressure.
Which of the following statements regarding anisocoria is correct?
Anisocoria is a condition in which the pupils are unequal.
Within the cochlea, at the ______________, vibration stimulates hair movements that form nerve impulses that travel to the brain via the auditory nerve.
organ of Corti
Paralysis of cranial nerve ____ can cause unilateral facial and gag reflex paralysis.
What part of the eye is MOST commonly injured following a thermal burn?
The ONLY indication for removing contact lenses in the prehospital setting is:
chemical eye burns
In contrast to the oculomotor nerve, the optic nerve:
is the second cranial nerve and provides the sense of vision
Which of the following is NOT an inner ear structure?
Which cranial nerve innervates the muscles that cause motion of the eyeballs and upper eyelids?
Which of the following is a complication associated with dysfunction of cranial nerves VI, VII, IX, and XII?
The anterior chamber is the portion of the globe between the _____ and the _____, and is filled with _____ humor.
lens, cornea, aqueous
Signs and symptoms of a ruptured tympanic membrane include:
hearing loss and blood drainage from the ear.
Which cranial nerve provides taste sensation to the posterior portions of the tongue and carries parasympathetic fibers to the salivary glands?
A patient with a dysconjugate gaze following an ocular injury:
has discoordination between the movements of both eyes.
Cardiac monitoring is recommended when caring for a patient with an eye-related emergency because:
ocular pressure can stimulate the vagus nerve and cause bradycardia.
A yeast infection that causes white patches in the mouth or on the tongue is called:
You are assessing an unresponsive patient and note the presence of a hyphema to his left eye. This is evidence of:
blunt force trauma to the eye.
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