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The most common site of nosebleeds is:
Kiesselbach's plexus
The sinuses that are accessible to examination are the:
frontal and maxillary sinuses
The frenulum is:
the midline fold of tissue that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth
the largest salivary gland is located:
within the cheeks infront of the ear
A 70 year old woman complains of a dry mouth. The most frequent cause of this problem is:
related to medications she may be taking
Because of a history of headaches, the examiner uses transillumination to assess for an inflamed sinus. The findings in a healthy individual would be:
a diffuse red glow
During an inspection of the nares, a deviated septum is noted. The best action is to:
document the deviation in the medical record in case the person needs to be suctioned
Oral malignancies are most likely to develop:
under the tongue
In a medical record, the tonsils are graded 3+, the tonsils would be:
touching the uvula
The function of the nasal turbinates is to:
warm the inhaled air
The opening of an adult's parotid gland (Stensen's duct) is opposite the:
upper 2nd molar
A nasal polyp may be distinguished from the nasal turbinates for 3 reasons:
the polyp is moveable, the polyp is pale gray in color, the polyp is non-tender