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Mental health Chapter review question: Which considerations are relevant to the use of psychotropic drugs among the older client population?

Mental health Chapter review 

question: Which considerations are relevant to the use of psychotropic drugs among the older client population? (Select all that apply)

A) Increase in liver metabolism

B) Increase in their body fat and a loss of muscle

C) Decrease in the amount of albumin in their blood

D) Increased risk for dehydration

E) Decrease in renal function




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B) Increase in their body fat... View the full answer

4 comments
  • Thank you for the help!!!
    • smposey36
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 10:07pm
  • welcome
    • ProfKBEN
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 10:10pm
  • I found the answers to be B, C, D, & E. A wouldn't fit because it says increase and in the elderly everything slows. Any thoughts?
    • smposey36
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 7:46am
  • i think its only A that is wrong
    • ProfKBEN
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 8:50am

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A,C,E Because  elderly people have low liver and renal function thus why... View the full answer

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    • Professorsmart
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 3:38am
  • I found the answers to be B, C, D, & E. A wouldn't fit because it says increase and in the elderly everything slows. Any thoughts?
    • smposey36
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 7:46am
  • Thanks for the feedback. A was a typing error coz in the explanation I said low liver function
    • Professorsmart
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 8:04am
  • I meant to send D,C,E
    • Professorsmart
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 8:22am
  • B is also correct because of lower basal metabolic rate (BMR)
    • Professorsmart
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 8:23am
  • Thank you
    • smposey36
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 1:35pm
  • you are most welcome
    • Professorsmart
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 2:14pm

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