Healthcare & the Aging Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are inpatient and outpatient facilities different?

Question 2 2. What is the name of the benefit program that provides assistance specifically for the purchase of adequate nutritious food?

Question 3 3. What does cognition refer to?

Question 4 4. According to Kubler-Ross, which emotional response is constant throughout the stages of dying?

Question 5 5. Why are neurons different from any other kind of cell?

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Question 6 6. Why are neuritic plaque and fibrillary tangles dangerous?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a type of malformed protein?

Question 8 8. Which two elements of information processing do people in late adulthood struggle with?

Question 9 9. According to Kubler-Ross, how does the denial phase differ from the acceptance stage?

Question 10 10. The period of life after age 65 is called _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a function of oligodendrocytes?

Question 12 12. Discrimination against someone due to their age is called _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following was not an 'activity of daily living'?

Question 14 14. Acute diseases have

Question 15 15. The Johnson administration established both medicare and medicaid in:

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Question 16 16. What type of benefit does SSI provide directly to the individual?

Question 17 17. Why are dosages of medication that affects the brain and nervous system generally reduced in elderly patients?

Question 18 18. What factor has influenced the growth in cost of the Medicare and Medicaid programs?

Question 19 19. What is a common solution proposed to reduce costs of Medicare and Medicaid?

Question 20 20. According to Kubler-Ross, what is the order of emotional responses one goes through when faced with the knowledge of death?

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Question 21 21. An example of Primary Aging is

Question 22 22. Older people who are depressed:

Question 23 23. Developmentally disabled age well or poorly depending on

Question 24 24. On average, Hispanic and African American households earn

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a term for simplified, demeaning speech used when talking to older adults?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following BEST describes an illness that is long-lasting and treatable, yet not curable?

Question 27 27. Debbie is noticing wrinkles, a loss of muscle mass, and a general decline in her physical dexterity. Which type of aging is Debbie experiencing?

Question 28 28. Managing a patient's _____ will help reduce the risk factors of cardiovascular disease.

Question 29 29. What does it mean if an elderly person is noncompliant with medication?

Question 30 30. How do explicit-theoretical and implicit-theoretical approaches to wisdom differ?

Healthcare & the Aging Process Chapter Exam Instructions

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