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Question 11.When caring for a patient with TMJ dysfunction, it is a priority to _____.
Question 22.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 33.Symptoms of TMJ dysfunction can appear _____.
Question 44.You are getting a patient ready for a wellness visit with the physician. You suspect TMJ dysfunction because _____.
Question 55.Which of these symptoms is NOT associated with TMJ dysfunction?
Question 66.Which of the following is NOT a common cause of a dislocated jaw?
Question 77.A jaw dislocation is an injury in which the lower jaw is moved out of its normal position at either one or both of the joints that connect the upper and lower jaw. What are the two joints of the jaw called?
Question 88.When a person dislocates their jaw, a doctor will first try to manually reset the jaw without surgery. What is this procedure called?
Question 99.Your friend just dislocated their jaw and had their mouth wired shut. What is a good option for dinner while they have their jaw wired shut?
Question 1010.A person recovering from a dislocated jaw may be in a lot of pain. Which of the following medications can be used at home and can help control the pain?
Question 1111.Your patient was recently diagnosed with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction and asks you what the cause is. You explain:
Question 1212.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 1313.Finding the underlying cause of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction is important because _____.
Question 1414.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 1515.Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction can occur as a result of _____.
Question 1616.The standard recovery time after TMJ surgery is _____.
Question 1717.The _____ procedure is recommended for especially severe cases of TMJ dysfunction, and may be considered after all other treatments have failed.
Question 1818.Your patient is about to undergo TMJ arthroscopic surgery. He wonders how long his recovery time will be, and you respond: _____.
Question 1919.Doctors use a combination of physical assessment and _____ to determine severity of the TMJ dysfunction.
Question 2020.Arthroplastic surgery is best described as _____.
Question 2121.Signs and symptoms of TMJ disorders include all of the following EXCEPT:
Question 2222.Tinnitus sounds have been described by the patient as of the following EXCEPT:
Question 2323.Tinnitus is known as:
Question 2424.Treatment options for TMJ disorders include which of the following?
Question 2525.The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a joint in your face that connects the jaw to the:
Question 2626.Which of the following is NOT a common symptom of hyoid bone dislocations?
Question 2727.Which of the following answers is NOT a common cause of hyoid bone dislocations?
Question 2828.Which of the following foods would be easiest and cause the least amount of pain for a person with a hyoid bone dislocation to eat?
Question 2929.During surgery to repair a hyoid bone dislocation, what can be done to help keep the airway open?
Question 3030.The hyoid bone is a small bone located in the middle, front of the neck. What is the shape of this bone?
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