Health Assessment Exam #3 Practice

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A severe deficiency of thyroid hormone leading to nonpitting edema, coarse facial facial features, dry skin, and dry coarse hair is known as?MyxedemaWhat disease is characterized by a flat, expressionless, or mask like face: a staring gaze: oil skin: and elevated eyebrowsParkinsonsThe extraocular muscles consist of four straight or _________ muscles and two slanting or ____ musclesRectus; ObliqueA slight protrusion of the eyeballs may be notices when examining individuals who comes from which ethnic/cultural group?African AmericanThe location in the brain where optic nerve fibers from the temporal fields of vision cross over is identified as theOptic chiasmWhich of the following groups individuals need to be tested for the presence of color blindnessWhite boys between the ages of 4 and 8 yearsWhich of the following statements regarding obtained from use of the Snellen chart is true?The larger the denominator; the poorer the visionThe lens of the eye functions as aRefracting mediumWhen inspecting the eyeballs of an african american individual, which of the following might the examiner expect to observe?Small brown macules on the scleraThe normal color of the optic disc is?Creamy yellow-orange to pinkDecreased vision in an older patient may be due to which of the following conditions Macular DegenerationMacular DegenerationWhat is an expected response on the cover responseThe covered eye maintains its position when uncoveredBinaural interaction at the level of the brainstem permitsIdentification and location of the direction of the soundWhich of the following children is at risk for recurrent otitis media (OM)An 18-month-old infant who has had three episodes of ear infections in a 5-month periodWhich of the following behaviors demonstrated by an individual may be indicative of hearing loss?Frequently asking for questions to be repeatedThe external structure of the ear is identified as theAuricleThe labyrinth of the inner ear is responsible for maintaining the bodysEquilibriumWhen an otoscopic examination is performed on an older adult patient, the tympanic membrane may be?Whiter than that of a younger adultWhich of the following test provides a precise quantitative measure of hearing?AudiometerThe position of the tympanic membrane in the neonate is more _________, making it more difficult to visualize with the otoscopeHorizontalThe tympanic membrane of a child with acute otitis media would beBulging with a distinct red colorIf the tympanic membrane has white dense areas, the examiner suspectsScarring from recurrent ear infectionsThe examiner notices a fine tremor when the patient sticks out his or her tongue. What disorder is consistent with this finding?HyperthyroidismOn examination of the mouth of an american indian the examiner notices the presence of a bifid uvula. How should this finding be interpreted?This is an expected variation associated with this individualOne of the purposes of the paranasal sinuses is to:Lighten the weight of the skull bonesWhich of the following pairs of sinuses is absent at birth, is fairly well developed between 7 and 8 years of age, and is fully developed after puberty?FrontalWhat is the major cause of decreased saliva production in older adults?Use of anticholinergic medicationsThe nasal mucosa of an individual with rhinitis would beBright red and swollenA large tongue (Macroglossia) may accompanyDown Syndrome