NSG6420 QUIZ 2 1.Question :An 86-year-old patient who wears a hearing aid complains of poor hearing in the affected ear. In addition to possible hearing aid malfunction, this condition is often due to: Student Answer:Acoustic neuromaCerumen impactionOtitis mediaMénière’s diseaseInstructor Explanation:Elderly clients frequently present with complaints of hardened cerumen and decreased hearing resulting from cerumen impaction aggravated by hearing aid wear.(Goolsby 137-138)Conductive hearing loss is caused by a lesion involving the outer and middle ear to the level of the oval window. Various structural abnormalities, cerumen impaction, perforation of the tympanic membrane, middle ear fluid, damage to the ossicles fromtrauma or infection, otosclerosis, tympanosclerosis, cholesteatoma, middle ear tumors, temporal bone fractures, injuries related to trauma, and congenital problems are some of the causes.(Kennedy-Malone 170-171) Points Received: 2 of 2 Comments: Question 2.Question :In examination of the nose, the clinician observes gray, pale mucous membranes with clear, serous discharge. This is most likely indicative of:
Points Received: 2 of 2 Comments: Question 3.Question :A 45 year old patient presents with ‘sore throat’ and fever for one week.After a quick strep screen you determine the patient has Strep throat. You know that streptococcal pharyngitis should be treated with antibiotics to prevent complications and to shorten the course of disease. Which of the following antibiotics should be considered when a patient is allergic to Penicillin? Instructor Explanation: MedU Card #1 Points Received: (not graded) Comments:
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