Flashcards in Review for Test #3 Deck (46)
An assessment of the ___ consists of four straight or rectus muscles and two slanting or oblique muscles.
The extraocular muscles
This part of the eye functions as a refracting medium.
These pathways include the motor and sensory nerves
CNS- the 2 CNS pathways?
The use of these types of medications is the major cause of decreased saliva production in older adults.
If the tympanic membrane has white dense areas, the examiner suspects ___?
Scarring from recurrent ear infections
Position of the tympanic membrane in the neonates is more ___, making it more difficult to visualize with otoscope.
Upslanting eyes with inner epicanthal folds; flat nasal bridge; small, broad, flat nose; protruding thick tongue; and ear dysplasia are characteristics of this disorder.
A circumscribed skin area that is primarily supplied from one spinal cord segment through a particular spinal nerve.
In age competencies, who has a slower response time?
An older adult
The labyrinth of the inner ear is responsible for maintaining the body's __?
To compensate for this disorder of the spine, older adults extend their heads and jaws forward.
Using this chart, the larger the denominator, the poorer the vision.
The Snellen chart
This statement describing a headache would warrant an immediate referral.
"I have never had a headache like this before; it is so bad I can't function"
The location in the brain where optic nerve fibers from the temporal fields of vision cross over is identified as the ___.
The optic chiasm
This part of the nervous system includes the somatic and autonomic.
The peripheral nervous system
This indicates digestion of food, cleans and protects the mucosa.
The normal color of the optic disc is
yellow-orange to pink.
An impaired ability to identify objects correctly despite intact sensory function
This test assesses the ability of the vestibular apparatus in the inner ear to help maintain standing balance.
The duct in the parotid gland that opens into the mouth and opposite the second molar is
the Stensen duct
Which facial bone articulates at a joint?
An impaired ability to carry out motor activities despite motor function
The nasal mucosa of an individual with rhinitis would be
bright red and swollen
This condition is a common cause of decreased vision in the older patient.
Which is documented by a mental status assessment?
Emotional and cognitive function
The Peripheral nervous system includes how many pairs of cranial nerves?
12 pairs of cranial nerves. (theirs 24 actual nerves)
Impaired short-term and long-term memory is a major characteristic of this disease.
This sinus lightens the weight of the skull bones
The paranasal sinuses
The external structure of the ear is identified as the