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ch. 29 Recall Questions
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What role does the dental assistant have with the medically and physically compromised patient?
-Aiding the dentist in providing treatment
-Serving as a source of information to the patient and the family.
Making the patient more comftorable and reducing anxiety.
What is the fastest growing segment of the population?
The aging population
What category would you give to a patient diagnosed with advanced stages of rheumatoid arthritis?
What is xerostemia?
What are the four oral health conditions that affect the aging population?
Periodontal Disease, tooth decay, dark and brittle teeth, bone reorption
What is Dementia?
A disorder that begins at middle age and is marked by deterioration of mental capacity.
What common adverse effect occurs as the result of taking phenyton?
Headache, nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, feeling of spinning, drowsiness, trouble sleeping, or nervousness may occur
What is another term for cerebrovascular accident?
What are 2 examples of neurologic disorders ?
ALzheimer's Disease and Seizures
What is the leading cause of death in the united states ?
Is epinephrine recommended for use in patients with heart disease?
Yes, but within limits
Provide another term for hypertension
High Blood pressure
What organs of the body do pulmonary disorders affect?
What does the COPD stand for?
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
What disorder is associated with an overactive thyroid gland?
How is a patient with Type II diabetes classified in relation to the need for insulin?
The body does not use insulin properly and is termed insulin resistance.
An infection of the heart's inner lining, usually involving the heart valves.
A wasting or decrease in size of a body organ, tissue, or part owing to disease, injury, or lack of use
Oral Health - Aging Conditions
xerostomia, periodontal disease, tooth decay, bone resorption
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information
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