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1
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T/F Functional changes can be a marker for illnesses.

A

True. Especially with urinary tract or respiratory infections.

2
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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.

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Functional Decline

3
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What 2 indexes can help measure ADLs?

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  1. Katz Index - Measure areas of daily living and provides hierarchical approach.
  2. Barthel Index - Measure ability rather than performance.
4
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Any person is at risk for malnutrition when they are unable to consume adequate amounts of food for _____ days.

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10

5
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T/F Elders who are overweight have a significant risk for malnutrition.

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True

6
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Health in elders is defined in terms of _____.

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Function

7
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The ability to meet one’s own needs, in either basic skills or in more complex skills such as home management.

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Functional Ability

8
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What scale measure instrumental ADLs?

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

9
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What is the ABCD of dietary assessment?

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

10
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T/F Functional ability may support a decision to treat or not treat an acute problem.

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True