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The Medical Assistant Study Set 2

Medicine

Quiz 41 :

Assisting in Geriatrics

Quiz 41 :

Assisting in Geriatrics

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Age-related changes in the cardiovascular system may be the result of
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The cells in the ________________ are produced more slowly with age, making the skin prone to tear and blister.
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Over time, vessel walls thicken and become less elastic because of the calcification and buildup of connective tissue in which condition?
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Which of the following disorders involves the loss of bone density?
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_____________ result(s) from weakening and stretching of the venous walls.
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Medications that may contribute to constipation include
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Which of the following is caused by increasing pressure inside the eye?
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Which of the following conditions may have signs and symptoms similar to those seen in dementia?
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An older person diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 2 may have difficulty complying with treatment protocols because
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Which of the following disorders is associated with aging?
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Dysphagia in older adults refers to
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A protein that forms the inelastic fibers of tendons, ligaments, and fascia is
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The pathology of Alzheimer's disease is associated with the
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The prevention and treatment of osteoporosis include
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Which of the following is a clouding of the lens of the eye?
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The most frequent health problems in the elderly include all of the following except
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Which of the following is not a sign or symptom of diabetes in the elderly?
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Which of the following diseases is not associated with aging?
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_____________ is the leading cause of death among men and women.
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Aging persons are more susceptible to heat stroke because
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