Nursing Considerations For Elderly

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Nursing Considerations For Elderly

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Communication Consideration 
    • A. 

      Make your voice louder and speak near the ears

    • B. 

      Speak distinctly, clearly, using normal tone of voice

    • C. 

      Face the client and exaggerate your mouth when speaking

    • D. 

      Call them grandma or grandpa

  • 2. 
    Care of visual aids and dentures
    • A. 

      Keep eyeglasses clean and always available

    • B. 

      Change eyeglasses every 3 months

    • C. 

      Change dentures every year

    • D. 

      Avoid using nigh lights

  • 3. 
    Promoting independence and self-esteem
    • A. 

      Use alcohol in cleaning the skin to prevent infection

    • B. 

      Assist in ambulation as much as possible

    • C. 

      Avoid the change of position frequently

    • D. 

      Daily bath is necessary to promote cleanliness

  • 4. 
    Promotion of Exercise and Good Body Alignment
    • A. 

      Practice gradual change of position to avoid orthostatic hypertension

    • B. 

      Cardio exercises is advisable

    • C. 

      Practice gradual change of position to avoid orthostatic hypotension

    • D. 

      Use footboard to avoid muscle cramps

  • 5. 
    Provision of Nutritional Needs
    • A. 

      Skim milk, organ meat, peanuts

    • B. 

      Fish, chicken, pork

    • C. 

      Skim milk

    • D. 

      Skim milk, fish, lettuce

  • 6. 
    Promotion of sleep patterns
    • A. 

      Frequently change the bedtime rituals to avoid boredom

    • B. 

      Longs naps is recommended to promote rest and relaxation

    • C. 

      Attend to bedtime rituals

    • D. 

      Promote tea and caffeinated as needed

  • 7. 
    Promotion of Urinary Elimination
    • A. 

      Decreased fluid intake to dilute urine and decrease the irritating properties

    • B. 

      Increased fluid intake to dilute urine and decrease the irritating properties

    • C. 

      Decreased fluid intake to dilute urine and decrease the irritating properties

    • D. 

      Increased fluid intake to dilute urine and increase the irritating properties

  • 8. 
    Sexuality
    • A. 

      The elderly is not anymore capable

    • B. 

      The arousal is not possible unless stimulated rigorously

    • C. 

      The elderly is still capable of arousal and orgasm

    • D. 

      The elderly is capable upon prescribed drugs

  • 9. 
    Provision for emotional needs
    • A. 

      Reduce stimulation to avoid confusion such as TV, book, etc

    • B. 

      Avoid the topic of death to decrease worry

    • C. 

      Limit touch to avoid unnecessary anxiety

    • D. 

      Plan time to visit

  • 10. 
    Medication administration administration
    • A. 

      The increased liver function hinders the biotransformation of drugs

    • B. 

      Less complete and slower absorption from the GI tract

    • C. 

      Less complete and faster absorption from the GI tract

    • D. 

      Decreased proportion of fat to lean body mass therefore increases potential for toxicity

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