NR509_Week_3_quiz - WEEK 3 Quiz 3 Physical assessment Grading Summary These are the automatically Date Taken computed results of your exam Grades for

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WEEK 3 _ Quiz 3 _ Physical assessment Grading Summary These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 5/19/2016 Time Spent: 48 min , 02 secs Points Received: 50 / 50 (100%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice 25 25 Grade Details - All Questions
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Question 1. Question : The nurse is bathing an 80-year-old man and notices that his skin is wrinkled, thin, lax, and dry. This finding would be related to which factor? Student Answer: Increased vascularity of the skin in the elderly Increased numbers of sweat and sebaceous glands in the elderly An increase in elastin and a decrease in subcutaneous fat in the elderly An increased loss of elastin and a decrease in subcutaneous fat in the elderly Instructor Explanation: An accumulation of factors place the aging person at risk for skin disease and breakdown: the thinning of the skin, the decrease in vascularity and nutrients, the loss of protective cushioning of the subcutaneous layer, a lifetime of
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