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Quiz 41 :

Assisting in Geriatrics

Quiz 41 :

Assisting in Geriatrics

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Which of the following statements about cognitive-intellectual development in elderly patients is true?
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E

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When communicating with a patient with a visual impairment, ____.
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C

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By the year 2030, medical assistants will be spending at least ____ percent of their time caring for older patients.
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E

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Which of the following tips will help make the communication with an older patient more effective?
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Which of the following is the specific diagnostic test for depression?
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Treatment for depression in elderly patients includes ____.
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Medical specialists who specialize in the care of elderly people are ____.
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Which of the following are symptoms of depression in the elderly?
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The postural abnormality _____ often occurs in elderly women due to a loss of bone density, causing a characteristic curvature of the spine, known as "humpback."
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When communicating with a patient who has a hearing impairment, ____.
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Which of the following is a good way to help elderly patients remember their medications and the appropriate time to take each medication?
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Which of the following is a sign of aging in the nervous system?
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Elderly patients experience postural hypotension, which is a sign of aging related to the ____.
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Which of the following is a sign of aging in the integumentary system?
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Which of the following is a reason for the low rate of treatment for depression among elderly patients?
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The appropriate way to speak to a patient who has a hearing impairment is to ____.
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Which of the following is the appropriate way to address elderly patients?
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Another term for degenerative joint disease is ____.
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Which of the following is an accurate statement about the treatment of depression in the elderly?
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Elderly patients are defined as patients who are over the age of ____.
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