Pathophysiology Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 24 :

Complications Due to Aging

Quiz 24 :

Complications Due to Aging

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Predisposing factors to osteoporosis in older women include all of the following EXCEPT:
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All of the following changes are associated with aging EXCEPT:
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Which of the following factors lead to delayed wound healing in the elderly? 1) Reduced rate of mitosis 2) Inadequate circulation 3) High risk of infection 4) More effective immune system
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All are physiological changes that occur with aging EXCEPT:
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Senescence refers to the period of time when:
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Which of the following may develop in an elderly patient who has several medical problems and is markedly obese?
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Vision in the elderly may be impaired when the eyeball becomes less elastic, thus preventing accommodation and resulting in:
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With advancing age, the major change in the cardiovascular system involves:
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Lung expansion in the elderly may be reduced because of decreased: 1) tissue elasticity. 2) rib mobility. 3) control by the respiratory center. 4) skeletal muscle strength.
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Recommendations to reduce the risk factors and the progression of osteoporosis with aging include:
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The term given to the change that occurs in women at around age 50 with the cessation of the menstrual cycle is:
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Theories about the causes of aging include:
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Which of the following does NOT contribute to the increasing life span of the general population?
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What is a major factor leading to increased occurrence of cancer in the elderly?
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