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Question 1 When caring for a patient with Alzheimer’s disease, which strategy would be LEAST helpful in maintaining the highest functional level possible? Modify the physical environment to reduce misinterpretation of real-life objects or events Promote independence by cuing the patient to do as much for him or herself as possible. Change routine to increase the patient’s ability to adjust to change. Use personal history, life experiences, and habits as a basis for self-care and leisure activities. Question 2 The cardinal signs of dementia are: select all that apply apraxia aphasia rapid, reversible cognitive impairment anorexia Question 3 A patient with preexisting dementia who is admitted to the hospital is at high risk of developing delirium. True False Question 4 According to the HBO Alzheimer’s Project film, Alzheimer’s is the 2nd most feared illness second only to. Cancer Parkinson’s Disease Ulcers Heart Disease
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Question 5 If the patient has flat affect, normal orientation, excess sleeping, and weight loss which began shortly after suffering a personal loss, such as death of a spouse, he most probably has: delirium.
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