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Predicts difficulty with mask ventilation.

OBESE

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OBESE stands for what?

Obese
Beard
Elderly
Snorer
Edentulous

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Measured from the thyroid cartilage to the most anterior aspect of the chin.

Thyromental height

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This thyromental height is associated with difficulty in airway instrumentation.

<50mm

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This interincisal opening measurement is associated with difficulty in airway instrumentation.

<30mm

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Types of Mallampati Airway Classification

Class I, II, III, and IV

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Class I Mallampati Airway Classification

Can see uvula, soft palate, and faucial pillars

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Class II Mallampati Airway Classification

Base of tongue covers uvula.

9

In this Mallampati airway classification, you can only see the soft palate.

Class III

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Class IV Mallampati

Can only see the hard palate.

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Number of heart murmurs.

6

12

Loudest heart murmur.

Type 6

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Number of lobes in the lungs.

5--> 3 right; 2 left

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Smoking affects these lobes most.

Upper (bc smoke rises).

15

Pneumonia affects these lobes.

Lower

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ASA that's severe systemic disease which is a constant threat to life.

IV

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ASA moribund

V

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ASA organ donor

VI

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Exaggerated response to a subconscious stressor.

Maladaptive anxiety

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The presence of thought of something specific causes fear.

Simple phobia

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T/F: Greater incidence of anxiety in identical twins than in fraternal twins.

True

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These molecules are elevated when stressed.

Catecholamine, ACTH, corticosteroid

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On the dental anxiety scale, what value indicates severe dental anxiety?

15 or greater

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IDAF stands for...

Index of Dental Anxiety and Fear

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How does Epi affect blood glucose levels?

Increases blood glucose levels, which is bad for diabetics.

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Causes gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis.

Epinephrine release caused by anxiety.

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Iatrosedation definition

The doctor calms the patient down by talking to them and their behavior.