TIS

Geriatrics Final Exam

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Select True or False.

1. There is always a way to break "bad news" to a client in a painless way.
True
False

2. When using narcotics, a doctor should use a limited amount to avoid addiction.
True
False

3. Mitosis has four stages.
True
False

4. Pharmacodynamics refers to changes in the effect of a drug a the receptor site.
True
False

5. Beta-blockers have few side effects.
True
False

6. There are currently about 15,000 nursing homes in the USA.
True
False

7. MID is an acronym for multiple-infarct dementia.
True
False

8. Surgery should never be considered when dealing with constipation in the elderly.
True
False

9. Hip fractures are 30% fatal.
True
False

10. In 2003, non-Hispanic whites accounted for nearly 75 percent of the US older population.
True
False

11. In 2003, nearly 46 million people age 65 and older lived in the USA.
True
False

12. Divorce is not common among the older population. In 2003, only 9% of women and 7% of men were divorced.
True
False

13. Poverty, income, and the availability of cash resources have undergone little change for the older Americans.
True
False

14. Much of the illness, disability, and death associated with chronic disease are known to be avoidable through prevention measures.
True
False

15. Old people and young people are about equal when it comes to drug compliance.
True
False

16. Euthanasia and "assisted suicide" are not the same thing.
True
False

17. Gray matter is rich with nerve cells and are made up of mostly axons.
True
False

18. Change of cells from one differentiated type to another is known as metaplasia.
True
False

19. Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is one of the treatable causes of dementia.
True
False

20. Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) is associated with elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and pain and weakness of the shoulder and hip girdle muscles.
True
False


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