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Flashcards in Meniere's Syndrome Deck (6)
1

Describe Meniere's attacks

Severe sudden attacks that cause permanent hearing loss

Nausea and vomiting can also be present

2

What are the symptoms?

1.) tinnitus

2.) dizziness

3.) unilateral hearing loss

3

What are the causes

Viral and bacterial infections

Allergic reactions

4

What's the best environment for a client with this syndrome?

Bed rest in a quiet room

Moving head slowly

Sedative can be given to keep client calm

Low playing music helps with tinnitus

5

What should the diet be ?

Low sodium

6

Is surgery needed ?

In severe causes a removal of the labyrinth ( or labyrinthectomy) is performed

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