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1. The nurse is assessing a patient with a middle ear infection. Which structure located in the middle ear may cause a middle ear infection when it is blocked? a. Auricle or pinna b. Eustachian tubes c. Sebaceous glands d. Tympanic membrane Blockage of the Eustachian tubes can occur with a middle ear infection. The tympanic membrane (ear drum), the auricle (pinna), and the sebaceous glands are all located in the external ear. These structures will not cause a middle ear infection.
2. A patient is diagnosed with proliferative retinopathy and is scheduled for treatment by the primary care provider. On which treatment option does the nurse educate the patient?
3. Which statement by the student nurse indicates the need for further teaching regarding age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?

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