By 2030, when the last baby boomers reach retirement age, over 20 percent of the population will be over 65 years of age?
Until 2030, an average of ______________ people will turn 65 daily.
By 2030, 3 of every 10 baby boomers will have multiple chronic conditions.
Baby boomers are living longer because of... (select all)
advances in healthcare
advances in disease management
they are more dependent on others
they lead a more active lifestyle
earlier diagnosis and prognosis of disease
Name the most common chronic diseases in adults. (Select all)
The most common chronic disease in children is what?
Sickle cell anemia
What are some common comorbidities with obesity? (Select all)
Coronary heart disease
Type 2 DM
Osteoarthritis is a disease that causes inflammation of the connective tissue, primarily the joints.
A patient has recently been diagnosed with Gout. What are some risk factors that related to this disease? (select all)
Eating too much fish
Drinking 7 cans of beer each night after work
When a patient is trying to live an active lifestyle with osteoarthritis, what is one of the better exercises?
When a patient has osteoarthritis, regular exercise encourages the body to make synovial fluid.
What are some of the contributing factors related to the development of COPD?
Shortness of breath
Environmental air pollution
What are some of the common cancers among the baby boomer population? (select all)
What assessment is done to help Medicare patients to see what services may assist them in the home?
Spices health assessment
Functional Health Assessment
Elder Care Home Assessment
A patient with stage one alzheimers disease is meeting with the nurse to go over discharge instructions. What are some factors to consider when presenting the patient with discharge instructions? (select all)
Talk slowly so the patient can follow the nurse instructions.
Repeat the information for better learning.
Use short, frequent teaching sessions.
Use return demonstrations and/or explanations.
Have a family member speak for the patient.
A patient is showing lack of motivation and has difficulty completing tasks that are given to him. This patient is presenting what behavior?
Acting- out behavior
A patient and their family who is recovering from illness going through the family recovery of illness stages. What stage are they involved in if they are searching for reasons and solutions by gathering available information?
Denial and Discovery Stage
Coping and Competance Stage
Recognition, Acceptance, & Problem solving stage
What are some key signs that your patient is under stress? (select all)
increase serum glucose levels
high blood pressure
chewing on fingernails
The main reasons that older patients are readmitted after they are discharge is related to poor control of physical, social, and psychological factors.
What are the types of resources or support for patients? (select all)
When doing a functional assessment, what does the acronym PERRL mean?
patient exhibits a response and reinforces language
patient expressed a response to right leg pain
pupils are equal round and reactive to light
What is the Katz index used for?
A pain scale
A tool to determine the level of independence of elderly patients
A tool to identify the level of assistance that is required of a patient in their home environment
A way for nurses to determine the level of cognition of an Alzheimer's patient
What does SPICES stand for in the Fulmer spices assessment tool
Sleep problems, problems with toileting, independence level, cognition, evidence of maltreatment, Skin breakdown
Sleep disorders, problems with eating and feeding, incontinence, confusion, evidence of falls, skin breakdown
Sleep style, presence of skin lesions, incontinence, cognition, evidence of falls, skin breakdown
What stage of the nursing process is when extensive teaching may be required?