Question 1 of 30
The elderly are increasingly more difficult to evaluate medically due to the three major changes in the patients. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
A. Worsening vision
B. Decreased hearing
C. Increased memory
D. Declining cognitive abilities
Question 2 of 30
The hallmark sign of aging is the body’s decreased ability to maintain ________.
A. ideal body weight
C. hair color
D. skin elasticityQuestion 3 of 30
What are some of the potential behavior changes related to pain?
B. Increased mobility
C. Increased energy
D. Agitation and confusion
Question 4 of 30
A healthy human brain will continue to develop until the approximate age of ________.
D. 35Question 5 of 30
Interest in fingerprints has been around for a long period of time. Their uniqueness was discovered in the ________.
Question 10 of 30
If a fetus does NOT get enough calcium in the mother’s diet, the fetus ________.
A. gets it from converting other nutrients
B. breaks down his or her own bones that had developed so far
C. does not get enough calcium and may not develop properly because of the lack
D. gets it from the mother’s bones and teeth, weakening them
Question 11 of 30
An older patient may lose up to ________ neurons a day.
D. 100,000Question 12 of 30
For several hundred years it was believed that ________ were poisonous.
B. poppy seeds
Question 15 of 30
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a result of damage to the ________ nerve.
Question 16 of 30
Some diabetics do NOT produce enough insulin to allow glucose into the body’s cells. Due to this fact, the body will start eating fats FIRST followed by what?
D. None of the above
Question 18 of 30
Melanoma is significant because ________.
A. it only strikes in the 25–29 age group
B. it has a low mortality rate
C. darkly pigmented people do NOT get it
D. it has the MOST rapidly increasing mortality rate of any cancer
Question 22 of 30
Which statement is NOT TRUE of the epidermis?
A. It is a stratified squamous epithelium.
B. It is composed mostly of connective tissue.
C. It is the outermost layer of skin.
D. It contains the stratum corneum.
Question 25 of 30
The ________ system transports water, oxygen, and a variety of nutrients and other substances necessary for life to the cells, and transports waste products away from the cells.