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Question 11.Your patient was recently diagnosed with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction and asks you what the cause is. You explain:
Question 22.When caring for a patient with TMJ dysfunction, it is a priority to _____.
Question 33.Doctors use a combination of physical assessment and _____ to determine severity of the TMJ dysfunction.
Question 44.Finding the underlying cause of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction is important because _____.
Question 55.Your patient has severe TMJ dysfunction, is in pain, and must wait a few days for surgery. He needs something to eat, so you prepare _____.
Question 66.You are admitting a patient with muscular dystrophy, a disorder that can cause weakness, stiffness, and rigidity throughout the body. You are not surprised to hear the patient state that they have temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction. Why not?
Question 77.A patient comes to the clinic and complains of jaw clicking and frequent dull headaches. She also has soreness at the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) right in front of both ears. To assess for trauma, you might ask:
Question 88.The _____ procedure is recommended for especially severe cases of TMJ dysfunction, and may be considered after all other treatments have failed.
Question 99.Your patient is about to undergo TMJ arthroscopic surgery. He wonders how long his recovery time will be, and you respond: _____.
Question 1010.Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction can occur as a result of _____.
Question 1111.Which of these symptoms is NOT associated with TMJ dysfunction?
Question 1212.You are getting a patient ready for a wellness visit with the physician. You suspect TMJ dysfunction because _____.
Question 1313.Symptoms of TMJ dysfunction can appear _____.
Question 1414.Arthroplastic surgery is best described as _____.
Question 1515.The standard recovery time after TMJ surgery is _____.
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