Flashcards in Pt Evaluation Deck (27):
Predicts difficulty with mask ventilation.
OBESE stands for what?
Measured from the thyroid cartilage to the most anterior aspect of the chin.
This thyromental height is associated with difficulty in airway instrumentation.
This interincisal opening measurement is associated with difficulty in airway instrumentation.
Types of Mallampati Airway Classification
Class I, II, III, and IV
Class I Mallampati Airway Classification
Can see uvula, soft palate, and faucial pillars
Class II Mallampati Airway Classification
Base of tongue covers uvula.
In this Mallampati airway classification, you can only see the soft palate.
Class IV Mallampati
Can only see the hard palate.
Number of heart murmurs.
Loudest heart murmur.
Number of lobes in the lungs.
5--> 3 right; 2 left
Smoking affects these lobes most.
Upper (bc smoke rises).
Pneumonia affects these lobes.
ASA that's severe systemic disease which is a constant threat to life.
ASA organ donor
Exaggerated response to a subconscious stressor.
The presence of thought of something specific causes fear.
T/F: Greater incidence of anxiety in identical twins than in fraternal twins.
These molecules are elevated when stressed.
Catecholamine, ACTH, corticosteroid
On the dental anxiety scale, what value indicates severe dental anxiety?
15 or greater
IDAF stands for...
Index of Dental Anxiety and Fear
How does Epi affect blood glucose levels?
Increases blood glucose levels, which is bad for diabetics.
Causes gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis.
Epinephrine release caused by anxiety.