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What is the highest level of human functioning according to Maslow?

Self actualization

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Terminally ill man has end stage prostate cancer. What is best statement about this man's wellness?

Nursing interventions can help empower a client to achieve a higher level of wellness.

2

In differentiating between health and wellness in healthcare what is true about health?

Health is a broad term encompassing attitudes and behaviors.

3

What cultural group is predicted to have fastest growing population between 1990 and 2030?

Hispanic Americans

4

What historical event has shaped the lives of a majority of middle old in the United States?

WWII

5

Nurse is preparing for arrival of older adults evacuating from hurricane for short term care. What is priority nursing intervention?

Use individual medical records to develop a medication plan

6

According to researchers what characteristic do most centennials share?

They are female

7

What describes aging in developing countries?

Most older adults reside in these areas.

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Female elder complains of pain for 2 days what is the priority nursing intervention ?

Explore the woman's complaints

9

The nurse develops a community program to promote exercise for adults. What should be included in the program?

Describe ways to resume exercises after lapses.

10

What does an older adult who is experiencing best overall health and well being look like?

Uses a wheelchair
Has peripheral artery disease
Attends weekly baseball games with 3 friends

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What nursing intervention is holistic approach to an elder?

Assign a female nurse to an older Islamic female patient

12

A male elder has a total cholesterol of 245 what intervention is most likely to assist in highest level of wellness?

Review menu with him to choose suitable foods

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What approach requires a nurse to integrate and balance all aspects of an individuals life into plan of care?

Holistic nursing

14

How should a nurse plan activities for female elders born between 1920 and 1930?

Conduct interviews for specific interests

15

What are major factors influencing experience of aging?

Health history and sex

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A female elder has left sided paralysis with thrombus formation. Rank nursing goals

1 maintain bp between 120/80
2 call for help before moving
3 rom
4 OT

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When has serious an controlled research on aging flourished?

During past 40 years

18

Life expectancy these days?

79.7 years

19

Country with oldest population?

Japan

20

What is NOT primary reason for documentation?

Defends nurse in event of possible lawsuit

21

What is soap note?

Records patient data listing patients subjective complaint and objective data nurses assessment and plan of action

22

What is not connected with nursing home reform mandated by 1974 law?

Hippa

23

What documentation does nurse use to achieve optimal function status for nursing home resident?

RAI

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A decreased function in ____________ is likely to result in a decreased metabolism in older people

Thyroid gland

25

Aging ordinarily leads to a decrease in?

Serum t3 and gastric pepsin

26

What change in skin in an older adult would be seen as abnormal?

Red swollen 3 day old wound

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Painter has an MI what intervention should nurse implement?

Cough and deep breathe

28

What age related change contributes to anorexia and weight loss?

Fewer taste buds

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Older adults have short small________

Intestinal villi