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Flashcards in Meniere's Syndrome Deck (6)
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1

What are the symptoms?

Tinnitus, unilateral hearing loss and dizziness

2

What are the causes?

Viral, bacteria infections, and allergic reactions

3

Describe Meniere's Attacks

Sever, sudden attacks that may cause permanent hearing loss. Nausea and vomiting can also be present

4

What is the best environment for a client with this syndrome?

Bed rest in a quite room, moving head slowly, sedatives can be given to keep client cal,. Low-playing music helps with tinnitus

5

What should the diet be?

Low- Sodium

6

Is surgery needed?

In sever cases a removal of the labyrinth ( or labyrinthectomy) is performed

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