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1

T/F Functional changes can be a marker for illnesses.

True. Especially with urinary tract or respiratory infections.

2

The decreased ability to meet one's own needs, including the functions allowing for mobility, cognition, eating, toileting, dressing, hygiene, shopping, cooking, and managing money.

Functional Decline

3

What 2 indexes can help measure ADLs?

1. Katz Index - Measure areas of daily living and provides hierarchical approach.
2. Barthel Index - Measure ability rather than performance.

4

Any person is at risk for malnutrition when they are unable to consume adequate amounts of food for _____ days.

10

5

T/F Elders who are overweight have a significant risk for malnutrition.

True

6

Health in elders is defined in terms of _____.

Function

7

The ability to meet one's own needs, in either basic skills or in more complex skills such as home management.

Functional Ability

8

What scale measure instrumental ADLs?

Lawton Scale - Telephone, shopping, food prep, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, medications, finances, driving.

9

What is the ABCD of dietary assessment?

A - Anthropometrics
B - Biochemical parameters
C - Clinical assessment
D - Dietary history

10

T/F Functional ability may support a decision to treat or not treat an acute problem.

True