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Chapter 13: Sensory Disorder Book Quiz
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When a person is said to have 20/20 vision, ,this means _____.
the person can see at 20 feet what should seen at 20 feet
When a person is said to have 20/200 vision, (with corrected lens), this means the person is _____.
Color blindness is a _____ defect of the cones in the retina.
The most common colors that people who are color blind have difficulty assessing are _____.
red and green
An eye examination is part of the physical examination because _____.
eyes indicate the general condition of blood vessels throughout the rest of the body
When instilling eyedrops, you should follow all of the following procedures except one.
use the same cotton ball to wipe eyes
When eye ointment is applied, you should follow all of the following procedures except one.
apply ointment to eyeball directly
When a person is to be operated on under local anesthesia, this means _____.
the client will be awake during the surgery
A client with a respiratory condition should not be operated on because _____.
sneezing and coughing are especially dangerous following eye surgery
The symptoms of corneal ulcers are _____.
pain, tearing, and marked inability to tolerate light
A condition of increased pressure or tension of the aqueous humor within the eye is called _____.
The only remedy for cataracts is _____.
Enucleation means the _____.
eye has been removed
In caring for a blind client, all of the following guidelines are helpful except:
arranged food on his or her plate in the most attractive fashion
A signal that a person is blind is _____.
a white cane
The postoperative care of an eye client would involve all of the following activities except:
apply sandbags to either side of the head to prevent movement
Drugs used to treat glaucoma are primarily _____.
O.D. is the medical abbreviation that refers to the right eye.
All of the following statements are true of hearing loss except:
it only occurs in the elderly
Sensorineural deafness involving a disturbance of the organs of hearing and the transmission of sound is called _____ deafness.
To instill eardrops, you should do all of the following except:
insert applicator as far as it will go
A method that helps client with impaired hearing is _____.
talking while the client looks directly at you
Which of the following statements is true of Meniere's syndrome?
it disrupts the body mechanism that maintains body balance
interferes with the vibration of the stapes
intensely painful infection in the auditory canal
serous otitis media
fluid collecting in the middle ear as a result of obstruction of the eustachian tube
disturbance in the semicircular canals in the inner ear
membrane that separates the outer and middle parts of the ear
transparent structure behind the pupil which bends light rays
nerve that carries messages from the inner ear to the brain
transparent layer over the front of the eye which helps to bend light so that it is focused on the back of the eye
black center of the eye through which light enters
layer of sensitive cells at the back of the eye
nerve at the back to the eye that transmits light waves to the brain
colored, pigmented portion of the eye
passageway leading into the ear from the outside of the body
thin, protective membrane over the front of the eye
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