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the state in which the individual experiences disruptions in the tissue layers of the oral cavity
altered oral mucous membrane
sensorineural hearing loss associated with aging
presbycusis
linear scratch marks or traumatized areas of the skin
excoriation
cracks in the skin
fissure
inflammation of the mouth
stomatitis
a recurrent & usually progressive group of syptoms including progressive deafness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and a sensation of fullness or pressure in the ears
Meniere's disease
the belief & practice of eating vegetables and fruits only; may or may not exclude dairy products
vegetarianism
a vegetarian who omits all animal protein from the diet
vegans
suggestive of no restrictions of the diet
regular diet
a test of the integrity of the circulation performed by applying and then releasing pressure - normally regains pink appearance
blanch test
solid, elevated palpable lesion >1cm in size
plaque
suggested or recommended amounts of various nutrients used in planning diets
RDA - recommended daily allowances
a person who is a vegetarian but also includes eggs & dairy products in the diet
ovolactovegetarian
a local & temporary deficiency of blood supply to obstruction of the circulation to a part
ischemia
small knot-like lesion .5-2cm in size
nodule
the sum of all physical and chemeical changes that take place within an organism; all energy and materialtransformations that occur within living cells
metabolism
one who lives on a diet of milk, other dairy products, & vegetables
lactovegetarians
a diet that can be eaten without teeth; mechanical soft diet
edentulous diet
a menu planning tool (food guide plan) developed by the usda in 2005.
My Pyramid
enclosed or semisolid sac of various sizes which contains semisolid or liquid material
cyst
a break in the continuity of soft parts of body structures caused by violence or trauma to tissues
wound
superficial elevation of the skin or mm which contains clear fluid and is >0.5cm
bulla
the sensation of moving around in space or of having objects about the person - may be described as "dizziness" by the client
vertigo
extreme slowness of movement
Bradykinesia
compression; stress or force exerted on a body, as by tension, weight or puling
pressure
a diet for persons unable to tolerate solid food or for patients whose GI tract must be free of solid matter
clear liquid diet
rubbin, in massage, strong circular manipulations always followed by centripetal stroking
friction
total aphasia involving failure of all forms of communication
global aphasis
the process of treatment and education that help disabled individuals to attain max function, as sense of well-being, and a personally satisfying level of independence
rehabilitation
an oil secreting gland of the skin
sebaceous gland
temporary suspension or permanent loss of function; especially loss of sensation or voluntary motion
paralysis
inability to bring food from a receptacle to the mouth; (inability to open packages, cook/prepare food)
feeding self-care deficit
diet only includes liquids,
full liquid diet
bed sore, pressure sore, and ulcer initially of the skin due to prolonged pressure
decubitis ulcer
projection or protrusion of bone
bony prominences
lesion containing pus
pustule
fibrotic change in the skin following a destructive process
scar
inability to swallow or difficulty in swallowing
dysphagia
absense or impairment of the ability to communicate through speech, writing or signs because of brain lesion or neurodevelopmental disorder
aphasia
transient and usually sudden loss of consiousness
syncope
a progressive irreversible decline in mental function
dementia
excretion of waste products by the skin, kidneys, lungs, and intestines
elimination
the state in which an individual has decreased ability to voluntarily pass fluids and/or solids from the mouth to the stomach
impaired swallowing
a circumscribed area of pathologically altered tissue - a single infected patch in a skin disease
lesion
pressure occurring within the eyeball
intraocular pressure
small superficial elevation of the skin or mucous membrane which is filed with clear liquid
vesicle
the process by which food is broken down mechanically and chemically in the g.i. tract and converted into absorbable forms
digestion
fibrosis of connective tissue in skin; fascia, muscle, or a joint capsule that prevents normal mobility of the related tissue of joint
contracture
a subjective ringing, buzzing, tinkling, or hissing sound in the ear
tinnitis
blood pressure lowering when and erect position is assumed
postural hypotension or orthostatic hypotension
loss of self control, especially of urine, feces or semen
incontinence
the triangular bone situated dorsal and caudal from the two ilia between the 5th lumbar vertebra and coxyx
sacrum
impairment of speech resulting from a brain lesion or neurodevelopmental disorder
dysphasia
transient elevation of the skin (ex. allergic reaction) also known as hives
wheal
heaped up hardened layers of dead epidermis (ex: dandruff)
scales
covering formed from serum, blood or pus drying on the skin
crusts
intestinal uptake of food or other substance from the digestive tract
absorption
the death of areas of tissue or bone surrounded by healthy tissue
necrosis
a death of tissue or bone usually resulting from deficient or absent blood supply
Gangrene
failure to fain pink after doig blanch test
nonblanchable
a >1cm area of non-elevated discoloration of the skin of various shapes and colors which cannot be palpated
patch
inability to perform purposive movements although there is no sensory or motor impairment
apraxia
the state in which an individual has an intake of nutrients which exceeds metabolic needs
altered nutrition - more than body requirements
a state in which an infant demonstrates an impaired ability to suck or coordinate the suck-swallow response
ineffective infant feeding pattern
the state in which an individual experiences an intake of nutrients insufficient to meet metabolic needs
altered nutrion - less than body requirements
knot-like lesion >2cm
tumor