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Question 1 A potential early sign of pneumonia in an older adult that is different from those typically seen in younger patients is: fever confusion productive cough hemoptysis Question 2 The timed “Get Up and Go” test measures the patient’s: ability to use stairs. continence status. ability to rise from a chair and walk 10 feet, turn, and return to the chair. ability to transfer independently from bed to chair or toilet. Question 3 Geriatric syndromes are not specific to older adults but become a problem because older adults have less physiological reserve. Which of the following conditions is not generally considered a geriatric syndrome? polypharma cy falls incontinenc e hearing loss Question 4 Placing an older, frail patient on bedrest generally results in: improved functional status decreased cardiac output prevention of falls
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decreased functional status Question 5 As a normal effect of aging, what percent decrease in renal function would we expect to see in the older adults. 10 % 80 % 20 % 50 % Question 6 Using prompted voiding consistently in people who have dementia: tends to generate poor results because they do not understand the prompts. improves continence in 60% of incontinent residents in long-term care facilities.
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  • Fall '18
  • Gerontology, Prescription drug, Drug toxicity, Orthostatic hypotension, Over-the-counter drug

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