Flashcards in 10: Functional Ability Deck (10):
T/F Functional changes can be a marker for illnesses.
True. Especially with urinary tract or respiratory infections.
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.
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.
Any person is at risk for malnutrition when they are unable to consume adequate amounts of food for _____ days.
T/F Elders who are overweight have a significant risk for malnutrition.
Health in elders is defined in terms of _____.
The ability to meet one's own needs, in either basic skills or in more complex skills such as home management.
What scale measure instrumental ADLs?
Lawton Scale - Telephone, shopping, food prep, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, medications, finances, driving.
What is the ABCD of dietary assessment?
A - Anthropometrics
B - Biochemical parameters
C - Clinical assessment
D - Dietary history