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Medical Assisting

Medicine

Quiz 43 :

Assisting in Eye and Ear Care

Quiz 43 :

Assisting in Eye and Ear Care

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Which condition, commonly called lazy eye, occurs when a child does not use one eye regularly and the eye becomes "lazy' and the brain tends to ignore what the lazy eye sees?
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A

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A common eye disorder that develops with age and results in the loss of lens elasticity, causing difficulty seeing objects close up, is ____.
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D

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Cloudy, opaque areas on the lens that prevent light from going through the lens are ____.
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C

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Which eye disorder is a chronic inflammation of the edges of the eyelid and is characterized by red, swollen eyelids with scaling or crusting?
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Symptoms of retinal detachment include ____.
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Which condition distorts vision because the cornea is unevenly curved?
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Testing for which of the following can detect cataracts or problems of the retina even before the sharpness of the patient's vision is impaired?
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Which progressive eye disease causes a loss of vision in the center of an image, while peripheral vision remains intact?
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Illustrations containing numbers or symbols made up of colored dots that appear among other colored dots are used to test for ____.
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Which eye disorder can result from either an injury or infection and is treated with an antibiotic and the use of an eye patch?
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Which of the following is indicated by an increase in intraocular pressure caused by a buildup of aqueous humor in the anterior chamber and can result in loss of vision and possible blindness.
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The Snellen letter chart is commonly used to test for ____.
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Which of the following can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection?
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An ophthalmologist measures intraocular pressure with the aid of a(n) ____.
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Which ear disorder is the result of injury from a sharp object, an explosion, a sudden change in air pressure, or severe middle ear infection?
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In which disorder do misaligned or unbalanced eye muscles cause the eyes to appear to be looking in two different directions?
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Which of the following are common refractive disorders?
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Which of the following is a disturbance in the equilibrium characterized by vertigo and tinnitus?
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The Jaeger chart is used to test for ____.
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A common disorder of the inner ear that is caused by increased fluid in the labyrinth and produces symptoms of vertigo and tinnitus is ____.
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