Campus Collusion
Review Questions for Test Preparation

       
    

  



Visual and Auditory ProblemsMedical-Surgical Nursing

Review Online for Free
Lies about Study Techniques: Believe them at your own risk.
www.NursingInAFlash.com

Page 4
Skip Navigation Links
Question Answer
What are the benefits of standard and gas permeable rigid lenses?
Show Answer
They last longer, corrects all types of refractive errors,
What are the risks associated with standard rigid contact lenses?
Show Answer
Sleeping in them can cause corneal edema or severe pain from lack of oxygen to the cornea
How are gas permeable and standard rigid contact lenses different?
Show Answer
Standard: least expensive, requires adaptation time, can be tinted for easier visibility Gas Permeable: initially more comfortable than standard lenses, allows oxygen to pass through to the cornea, more expensive, allows for flexible wearing schedule
What is the biggest disadvantage of rigid lenses?
Show Answer
They require separate solutions for cleaning, storing, and wetting.
Soft lenses are placed over the _________ of eye, whereas hard lenses are over the _________.
Show Answer
Soft lenses are placed over the cornea and part of the sclera. Hard lenses are placed over the cornea (slightly smaller than the cornea)
What are the major disadvantages of soft lenses?
Show Answer
They are less durable than hard lenses. They are more expensive. They are more susceptible to surface protein deposition, and require cleaning, sterilizing and enzymatic removal of proteins
What are the advantages of soft contact lenses?
Show Answer
They are more comfortable than hard lenses, they cover more of the eye allowing for less invasion of foreign particles, they come in more varieties allowing for more customizability
Which style of soft contact lenses can cause corneal edema or severe pain from corneal oxygen deprivation if they are slept in?
Show Answer
Standard
Which style of soft contact lenses allows for more oxygen to reach the eye, allowing it to be worn for a week without removal?
Show Answer
High water content
Which style of soft contact lenses is used to correct astigmatism?
Show Answer
Toric
Download these questions to your phone here
Which style of soft contact lenses decrease the risk of complications to the wearer?
Show Answer
Disposable and daily disposable lenses
Which style of soft contact lenses are commonly prescribed to new users, teenagers and/or travelers? Why?
Show Answer
Daily disposable. They are tossed daily and therefore require no cleaning or disinfection
Which soft contact lenses are ideal for extended wear?
Show Answer
High water content lenses and Toric lenses, some disposable lenses are extended wear
___________ and __________ may contribute towards the prevention of cataract development and age-related macular degeneration.
Show Answer
Wearing sunglasses and practicing proper nutrition
What is the best way to protect eyes during potentially hazardous work or while playing sports?
Show Answer
Wear goggles/eye protection (that's hot!)
What are important components of nursing care for a patient with recent visual impairment?
Show Answer
Active listening and facilitating
T/F When communicating with someone who is blind, it is unnecessary to make eye contact, facing the client is acceptable.
Show Answer
False. Making eye contact ensures the client has no difficulty hearing the nurse, validates the nurse is attentive to the client and allows the nurse to observe facial expressions and reactions.
How can a nurse facilitate independence and reduce anxiety and fear for a client who has a vision impairment and has just been admitted to his/her floor?
Show Answer
By orienting the client to the environment by verbally identifying one object as a focal point and relating objects around it. (I.e. the bed is just ahead of you in about 5 steps, the table is to the left, near the head of the bed and the call bell is to the right on the wall). In addition, the nurse should explain any sounds the client might hear.
What is the sighted-guide technique in reference to assisting a blind patient?
Show Answer
The nurse stands slightly in front of and to one side of the patient and offers and elbow to hold. The nurse walks slightly ahead and should describe the environment to orient the person.
How does the nurse assist a visually impaired client to sit in a chair?
Show Answer
Guide the person's hand to the back of the chair to orient them.
__________ is a simple technique involving telling a client to sit closer to a TV or to bring print closer to their face in order to see it better.
Show Answer
Approach management
  
Page 4 Skip Navigation Links
Not what your looking for, continue searching

    
Skip Navigation Links