The fnp is teaching a class on osteoporosis

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The FNP is teaching a class on osteoporosis prevention to a group of postmenopausal women. A participant shows hat she needs more instructions when she states, “I will: *start swimming to increase my weight-bearing exercise *try to stop smoking as soon as possible * get a bone-density test soon Rational: Lifestyle affects musculoskeletal changes; a sedentary lifestyle hastens musculoskeletal changes of aging. Although beneficial for cardiovascular health, swimming is not an example of weight-bearing activity.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- When the FNP asks a 68 year old patient to stand with his feet together and arms at this side with his eyes closed, he starts to sway and moves his feet farther apart. The FNP would document this finding as:
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The assessment of a 60-year old patient has taken longer than anticipated. In testing his pain perception, the FNP decides to complete the test as quickly as possible. When the FNP applies the sharp point of the pin on his arm several times, he is only able to identify these as one “very sharp prick”. What would be the most accurate explanation for this?
4 Rational: Pain is tested by the person’s ability to perceive a pinprick. With summation, frequent

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