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NU 217 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE – QUESTION AND ANSWERS

NU 217 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE – QUESTION AND ANSWERS 1. A normal age-related change in the integument? Dermal thickness diminishes. Beginning in early adulthood, dermal thickness gradually diminishes. With increased age, some areas of subcutaneous tissue atrophy. Secretion of sebum begins to diminish in the third decade. The rate of nail growth also begins to slow in early adulthood 2. Teaching intervention to include after bathing an elderly client: Dry your skin well; particularly between the toes after you have a bath or shower 3. In discussing healthy skin with a group of elderly you should include: limit sun exposure to a small amount each day and keep your skin protected from direct sunlight for the remainder." 4. What intervention should the nurse implement in order to promote and protect the residents' skin? Apply moisturizing (emollient) products to maintain the moisture of the skin 5. Health Promotion for Older Adults: Programs or interventions that focus on behavior changes directed toward: improved health and well-being as the age. 6. What is adverse drug effect? Unwanted reactions that people have to drugs. (For example, an elderly patient taking diphenhydramine (Benadryl) for allergic rhinitis. One week later, the client begins to exhibit signs of confusion and disorientation). 7. If you are taking iron, the following foods should be avoided, or only taken in very small amounts, for at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after you take iron: Tea or coffee Cheese and yogurt Eggs Milk Spinach Tea or coffee Whole-grain breads and cereals and bran 8. Iron is absorbed the best on an empty stomach. Yet, iron supplements can cause stomach cramps, nausea, and diarrhea in some people. You may need to take iron with a small amount of food to avoid this problem. Taking a vitamin C supplement or drinking orange juice with your iron pill. This can help the iron absorb into your body. You can take with a glass of water. When iron is combined with certain foods it may lose much of its value 9. Assessing an elderly client with deficit in ADLs functioning determines the level of assistance need. The client can perform some of the tasks but requires assistance to complete the rest 10. Assessment of health and functioning— essential, complex component of Health and functioning affect the ability to drive a motor vehicle: Safety concern for society and older adults 11. Teaching intervention to include after bathing an elderly client: Dry the skin well; particularly between the toes after you have a bath or shower. 12. Administration of medication to the elderly you should bear in mind that: Older adults face an increased risk of adverse medication effects

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