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  1. ADHD is _______________.
  1. All of the following regarding ADHD are true EXCEPT:
  1. The symptoms of ADHD become exacerbated by all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. Heredity accounts for approximately _____% of the cases of ADHD.
  1. The person affected with ADHD has a higher propensity to exhibit all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. Other possible causes of ADHD could include _______________.
  1. Comorbid conditions include _______________.
  1. The most common type of ADHD is the _______________.
  1. To make a diagnosis of ADHD, which of the following is (are) considered?
  1. Management of the ADHD child could include _______________.
  1. Approximately _____% of those diagnosed ADHD take medications which alleviate symptoms associated with ADHD.
  1. Many of the medications used to treat ADHD will cause the following side effects:
    1. An increase in blood pressure.
    2. Difficulty swallowing.
    3. Loss of feeling on the tongue.
    4. Glossitis.
    5. Ulcerations on the buccal mucosa.
  1. The following substance(s) is (are) often utilized by those diagnosed with ADHD to improve cognitive abilities and increase attention:
  1. Those affected with ADHD eat less frequently than the general population. This decreases their carbohydrate exposures and decreases their risk of caries.
  1. Although considered minor, all of the following physical abnormalities have been reported with those diagnosed with ADHD EXCEPT:
  1. The patient with ADHD is more at risk for oral traumatic injury because they _______________.
  1. The xerostomic effects of medications increase the patient with ADHD's risk of developing dental caries.
  1. The following are suggested to assist the patient with ADHD in daily brushing:
  1. The best time to schedule a patient with ADHD for a dental appointment is ____________.
  1. The following must be considered when utilizing local anesthesia on a patient with ADHD:
    1. Do not utilize epinephrine on these patients.
    2. Utilize epinephrine with caution.
    3. Utilize an aspirating syringe.
    4. Attempt to attain profound anesthesia to avoid the release of endogenous epinephrine.
    5. Always utilize a 27 gauge needle.