Familial Tendencies (genetic) related to HEENT issues are?
Cataracts, glaucoma, Sensorineural hearing loss, Meniere's disease, hyperthyroidism are conditions that are?
Tension Headache (characterized by)?
Vicelike, front or back of head pain (indicates which type of headache)?
Migraine Headache (characterized by)?
Throbbing, unilateral pain, may have visual disturbances, may correlate to menstrual cycle, relief with rest (what type of headache?)
Cluster Headache (characterized by)?
Burning, stabbing pain, unilateral, behind ear, temple forhead and/or cheek, may have nasal stuffiness/discharge, drooping eyelids and be relieved with movement (which type of headache)
Sudden onset hearing loss
if not associated with ear or respiratory infections, requires further examination (type of hearing loss)
Tinnitus (description of)
a ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears, heard only by client (term for)
Pain due to External or Ear Canal Infection (made worse by what)
Movement of ear (increase pain of ear infection located where)
Nasal discharge of bacterial infection
thick/purulent, green-yellow nasal discharge (indicates what)
Bloody Nasal Discharge indicates
Neoplasm, trauma or opportunistic infection (indicated by what type of discharge)
Allergic Rhinitis (associated sx. besides nasal drainage are)
itchy, swollen nasal membranes, eye drainage, post nasal drip, cough (associated sx. of what?)
Mouth lesions that are due to Oral cancer (assoc. sx)
bleeding, lumps or thickened areas in mouth (indicate what when paired with mouth lesions)
Mouth lesions that are due to Infection or cancer of mouth (an assoc. sx)
swollen lymph nodes (may indicate what when paired with mouth lesions)
Mouth lesions that are due to STDS (assoc. sx)
Lesions on genital areas (may indicate what when paired with mouth lesions)
Supplies for an HEENT examination (6)
3. Shellen's chart or E chart
4. Rosenbaum or Jaeger chart
6. Tongue blade
(tools for what examination)
skin crease in the cheek from the nose to the lip at the corner of the mouth (is called)
Near vision tested in (type of populace)
Those over 40 years of age or with difficulty reading (should have what type of vision tested)
mucous membrane lining the eyelids and covering the anterior portion of the sclera (is what)
Corneal Light Reflex (describe test)
also known as the Hirschberg test, assesses parallel alignment; have pt look straight ahead, shine light from 12" and look for reflection on corneas in exactly the same position in both eyes; asymmetry indicates deviation in alignment from eye muscle weakness or paralysis (what reflex)
Corneal light reflex test shows a client has weak extraocular muscles. What test should be performed?
Cover-uncover test (performed if what condition is observed in a corneal light reflex test?)
whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering of the eyeball
Slightly yellow sclera (normal or abnormal?)
Normal in dark skinned clients (what pigmentation of sclera?)
A test to detect strabismus in which one eye focusing on a given point is covered; if the uncovered eye moves, strabismus is present (what is name of this test)
Nasal Patentcy Test (describe)
Apply pressure to occlude 1 nostril, instruct client to sniff through opp. nostril with mouth closed. (name of test)
Preauricular Lymph Node
Located just in front of the ear; nodes drain the superficial tissues and skin on the lateral side of the head and face (which lymph node)