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Peds unit 10
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What age does the infant's depth perception mature?
What do infants begin to do when their depth perception matures?
They begin to transfer objects back et forth between their hands
Why are children more prone to ear infections?
Eustachian tube is shorter, wider, et straighter than adults. This makes it easier for nasopharyngeal secretions to enter middle ear
The way light rays bend as they pass through the lens to the retina
Can see objects clearly at close range but not at distance
Can see objects better at distance than close up
Unequal curvatures in cornea that bend light rays in different directions et produces a blurred image
Visual acuity of 20/100 or 20/200
What are serious complications of children that become blind before age 5?
-Hamper ability to form human attachments
-Learn coordination, balance, et locomotion
-Distinguish fantasy from reality
-interpret surrounding world
S/S that indicate visual impairments
-Red rimmed eyes
-Squinting/frowning while trying to read at distance
-Holding work too close to eyes while reading or writing
Snellen eye chart
One of several charts used in testing visual acuity; letters, numbers, or symbols are arranged on the chart in decreasing size from top to bottom
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