Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/13

Click to flip

13 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
early warning sign
hoarsness > 2 weeks is an early warning sign
patho of laryngeal cancer
irritating substance transforms mucosa
leukoplakia
erythroplasia
metastasis no nearby bone or muscle
where does it matastisize to?
lymph lung liver
erythroplasia
red, velvety patches
leukoplakia
white, patchy lesions
signs and symptoms
cough
difficulty swallowing
pain and or lump in throat
unilateral ear pain
persistent, reoccuring sore throat
SOB
anorexia and weight loss
diagnosis
Laryngoscopy
CT head and neck
staging
radiation therapy
cures 80%
side effects of radiation treatment
hoarseness, sore throat, difficulty swallowing
surgical treatment
laser
partial
total
radical neck dissection
surgical complications
airway obstruction
hemorrhage
wound breakdown-infection
tracheoesophageal fistulas
nursing concerns
suctioning and stoma care
surgical drains
check skin graft color and cap refill
nutrition
pain management
aspiration
client education with trachea stoma
no swimming
improve home humidity
stoma care
suction
don't smoke!