The elasticity of pelvic ligaments and softening of

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7. The elasticity of pelvic ligaments and softening of cartilage in a pregnant woman are the result of: a. decreased mineral deposition.b. increased hormone secretion.c. uterine enlargement.d. gait changes.ANS: B Increased hormone secretion during pregnancy is responsible for the elasticity of pelvic ligaments and softening of the cartilage. These changes help accommodate the growing fetus.
DIF: Cognitive Level: Remembering (Knowledge) OBJ: Nursing processassessment MSC: Physiologic Integrity: Physiologic Adaptation8. Skeletal changes in older adults are the result of:
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DIF: Cognitive Level: Understanding (Comprehension) OBJ: Nursing processassessment MSC: Physiologic Integrity: Physiologic Adaptation9. The family history for a patient with joint pain should include information about siblings with:
DIF: Cognitive Level: Understanding (Comprehension) OBJ: Nursing processassessment MSC: Physiologic Integrity: Physiologic Adaptation10. Risk factors for sports-related injuries include:
DIF: Cognitive Level: Applying (Application) OBJ: Nursing processassessment MSC: Physiologic Integrity: Physiologic Adaptation11. Light skin and thin body habitus are risk factors for: a. rheumatoid arthritis.b. osteoarthritis.c. congenital bony defects.d. osteoporosis.ANS: D People with light skin and a thin body frame are at greater risk for developing osteoporosis. Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and bony defects are not found to have a correlation with light skin and small frame.
DIF: Cognitive Level: Understanding (Comprehension) OBJ: Nursing processassessment MSC: Physiologic Integrity: Physiologic Adaptation

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