Concepts 31

true/ false illness affects the hair, especially when endocrine abnormalities, increased body temp., poor nutrition, or anxiety and worry is present

true/false changes in the color or condition of the hair shaft are related to changes in hormonal activity or changes in the blood supply to hair follicles

what is the nail made up of?
epithelial tissue

look of healthy nail bed
pink, convex, and evenly curved

benefit to good oral hygene
esthetic value- having a clean and healthy mouth, having ones teeth contributes to an intact body image, and digestive and gustatory pleasure are enhanced

what are factors influencing personal hygiene
culture, socioeconomic class, spirtual practices, developmental level, healthy state, personal preferences

what is an ex. of personal hygiene in orthodox jewish tradition
ritual baths are required for women after child birth and menstration

true/ false bathing frequencey commonly decreases as a person ages and the use of deodorant soaps decrease bc of excessive drying of skin

does a persons self concept and sexuality also influence personal hygiene

who may have feet problems
diabetes mellitus, and peripheral vascular disease

definition of dry skin
skin looses moisture and may crack and peel, or become irrated and inflamed

definition of acne
a skin condition that is by plugged pores(black or white heads) and inflammed pimples(pustules)

true/ false hormones stimulate the sebaceous glands of the skin to enlarge, produce oil, and plug the spores

movement of the uvula and the condition of tonsils if present

decay of teeth with the formation of cavities

invisible, destructive, bacterial film that builds up on everyones teeth and eventually leads to destruction on the enamel

plaque fighting program
limiting sweet snacks such as soft drinks, candy jams and jellies, regular dental checkups

true/false the major cause of tooth loss in adults older than 35 years of age is gum disease

inflammation of the gingiva, the tissue that surrounded the teeth

periodontal disease is a mark inflammation of the gums that also involves degeneration of the dental periosteum(tissues) and bones

hard deposit on the teeth near the gum lines formed by plaque build up and dead bacteria

is a strong mouth oder or a persistant bad taste in mouth

inflammation in the oral mucosa
symptoms: heat, pain, increased flow of salavia, and haliotsis

inflammation of the tongue can be caused by deficiencies of vitamon B12, folic acid and iron

ulceration on lip (reddness at the angle of the mouth) caused by decreases vitamin B especially riboflavin

what ethnic background have very dry scalps, fragile hair
african american

what ethnic background tend to have stright hair that does not need special care
Asian decent

absence or loss of hair

is alopeca most common in men and women

drug used to help baldness
minoxidil (roganine)

infestation with lice

pediculus humanus capitis
infects the hair and scalp

pediculosis humanus corporis
infects the body

phthirus pubis
which infects the shorter hairs on the body

lice lay eggs called

how to kill lice
put clothes in a plastic bag for 10 to 14 days or wash hot water and hot dryer

sweating profusely

water temp,.
110*-115*f (43-46*c)

dentifrices containing stannous floride and antitatar, and antiplaque rinces decreases dental carries and thus recommended by many dentists


a sitz bath may be used to clean and irrigate the perineal and anal areas

normal room temp
20-23*c and 68-74*f

Which one of the following gum diseases manifests as a marked inflammation of the gums that also involves a degeneration of the dental tissues and bone?

What type of bath is preferred to decrease the inflammation after rectal surgery?
sitz bath

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