care Of The Older Adult

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  • 1. 
    Statistically, who lives longer?
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Women

  • 2. 
    What percentage of bed days are taken up with 70years+ patients?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

  • 3. 
    What is the order of Maslows Hierachy of human needs? a) self esteem b) self actualisation c) belonging d) biological integrity e) safety and security
    • A. 

      A, b, d, e, c

    • B. 

      E, d, c, a, b

    • C. 

      B, d, c, e, a

    • D. 

      D, e, c, a, b

  • 4. 
    What are CNS changes in an older adult?
  • 5. 
    What are Cardio changes in older adult?
  • 6. 
    What are pulmonary changes in older adult?
  • 7. 
    What are Integumentry changes of older adult?
  • 8. 
    What are musculoskeletal changes of older adult?
  • 9. 
    What are endocrine changes of older adults?
  • 10. 
    What are Immune changes in older adult?
  • 11. 
    What are renal changes in older adult?
  • 12. 
    Gerotrancendence means:
    • A. 

      Awareness of death in others, but not in self and resulting life happiness and inner stregth

    • B. 

      Awareness of the inevability of death occuring and the manifestation of considerable inner strength

    • C. 

      Awareness of the inevability of death occuring and the manifestation of considerable fear and denial

    • D. 

      Blindsightedness to death and aging and resulting life happiness

  • 13. 
    How many over 65 years and over 85 years respectively, have dementia?
    • A. 

      1 in 15, 1 in 4

    • B. 

      1 in 15, 1 in 5

    • C. 

      1 in 10, 1 in 5

    • D. 

      1 in 10, 1 in 3

  • 14. 
    The following is a list of chemical changes that occur in older adults. Tick all that increase. The rest decrease with old age.
    • A. 

      Alkaline phosphatase

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Ferritin

    • D. 

      Albumin

    • E. 

      Glucose

    • F. 

      Testosterone

    • G. 

      Pao2

    • H. 

      Calcium

    • I. 

      PSA

    • J. 

      T3 and T4

    • K. 

      Interleukin 6

    • L. 

      ESR

    • M. 

      Growth hormone

    • N. 

      Magnesium

    • O. 

      Interleukin 1

    • P. 

      Rheumatoid factor

    • Q. 

      Uric acid

    • R. 

      Triglycerides

  • 15. 
    A patient presents with; - Tachypnoea - Lethary - Delerium - Cough - Chills - Decreased appetite This is most likely ...
    • A. 

      GORD

    • B. 

      UTI

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Heart Attack

  • 16. 
    A patient presents with; - Dysuria - flank or suurapubic pain - Urinary urgency/ frequency - Anorexia - Confusion - Enuresis This is most likely...
    • A. 

      UTI

    • B. 

      Stress Incontinence

    • C. 

      GORD

    • D. 

      Bowel Blockage

  • 17. 
    A patient presents with; - Dysphagia - Chest pain - Horesness - Vomiting - Chronic Cough - Recurrent Aspiration Pneumonia This most likely is...
    • A. 

      GORD

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Sleep Apnoea

  • 18. 
    What are nursing strategies for stage 1 of dementia?
  • 19. 
    What are nursing strategies for stage 2 of dementia?
  • 20. 
    What are nursing strategies for stage 3 of dementia?
  • 21. 
    What are some general nursing interventions for someone suffering dementia?
  • 22. 
    What are some general nursing interventions for someone suffering delerium?
  • 23. 
    What are the causes of faecal incontinence?
    • A. 

      Abnormal GI motility

    • B. 

      Sphincter dysfunction

    • C. 

      Defects in rectal fault function

    • D. 

      Neurological disorders

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    What are nursing strategies to improve pain
  • 25. 
    What are nursing strategies to improve hydration?
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