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Q: explain how information can be made accessible to individuals with sensory loss
A: The patient requires getting a special check up from a qualified doctor in this field who will determine the senses that are still functioning in the person's body. [ From this point the specialist can teach the relatives some ways of conversing information to this person easily. ]
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User: explain how information can be made accessible to individuals with sensory loss

Weegy: The patient requires getting a special check up from a qualified doctor in this field who will determine the senses that are still functioning in the person's body. [ From this point the specialist can teach the relatives some ways of conversing information to this person easily. ]
rodnix|Points 356|

User: Outline the main causes of sensory loss?

Weegy: The largest cause of sensory impairment is the aging process with over 65 more likely to experience some level of sensory loss. The following is a list of some common causes: - Blindness/partial sight - Ageing process, e.g. [ age-related macular degeneration Disease, Infection, Genetics, Injury or physical trauma Cataract Glaucoma - Deafness - Aging process Infection, Disease, Physical trauma Exposure to loud noise Genetics Deafblindness - Aging process Maternal infection, Genetics, Other congenital causes, premature birth Combination of causes of deafness and blindness - The largest cause of visual, hearing and dual sensory loss is the ageing process - - ]
vanilla2bean|Points 4062|

User: Explain the difference between congenital and acquired sensory loss?

Weegy: Congenital sensory loss refers to the conditions like hereditary sensory neuropathies. [ These are transmitted through genes and usually inborn. Aquired sensory loss refers to the conditions like spinal cord injury, tumors deficiencies of vitamins hormones causing sensory loss. this usually happens later in life not inborn. Read more: whats the difference between congenital and acquired sensory - JustAnswer ]
Chetone|Points 110|

User: State what percentage of the general population is likely to have sensory loss?

Weegy: 85.7
ragul anand|Points 10|

User: Outline the indicators and signs of: a) Sight loss b) Deaf and blindness c) Hearing loss

Weegy: In deafblindness, hearing loss can occur from birth or may develop later after an infection or injury. [ In other cases, a person's hearing may gradually deteriorate over time. For someone with impaired hearing, speech and other noises may sound muffled and indistinct and they may not be able to follow and understand conversations, particularly when there is background noise. A person with a hearing problem may also need to turn up the volume on the television or radio and ask others to speak loudly, slowly and more clearly. A person who is deafblind may have developed a condition that gradually causes their vision to deteriorate. For example, they may have an eye condition such as: cataracts - cloudy patches that form on the eye's lens glaucoma - pressure changes inside the eye that damage the optic nerve (the nerve that transmits images from the eye to the brain) retinopathy - a number of eye disorders that damage the blood vessels of the retina (light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye) and can lead to vision loss Common symptoms of conditions that cause progressive sight loss include: eye pain blurred vision halos around light sources reduced night vision difficulty seeing in bright sunlight or well-lit rooms In cases of congenital deafblindness, hearing and sight loss are usually detected soon after birth during early routine checks, such as the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme. You should visit your GP as soon as possible if you notice any deterioration in your hearing or eyesight. They may refer you to a specialist for hearing tests or vision tests. If they are diagnosed and treated early, eye conditions such as glaucoma and cataracts can be successfully treated before they cause significant damage to your sight. You should also visit your GP if you have repeated ear infections because they could increase your risk of hearing loss. ]
bongche|Points 3864|

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