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Aging Physiology And Pharmacology

Subject : health-sciences
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1. What are rf for osteoporosis?






2. fall causes






3. Approach to idioPx - recurrent syncope






4. what illnesses are underreported in elderly?






5. How does the aging heart compensate for lower HR to maintain unchanged CO?






6. elderly abuse epidemiology






7. vision changes: elderly






8. cachexia






9. NSAID may lead to what prescription cascade?






10. What are the common causes of lightheadedness?






11. donepezil






12. What is a mattering map?






13. Disequilibrium






14. What is the bone deterioration cascade?






15. who is a good candidate for opioid tx?






16. substituted judgment






17. overflow incontinence tx






18. what % of hospitalizations of elderly are due to ADR + noncompliance?






19. surrogate decision making heirarchy






20. How does renal nerve prevent syncope?






21. How does sliding scale glycemic control relate to elderly?






22. What are the narrative elements of clinical ethics?






23. malnutrition






24. antiarrhythmic + diuretic: interaction outcome






25. What is the natural history of syncope?






26. which benzodiazepines are most appropriate for elderly?






27. What is the preferred depression treatment in elderly?






28. what professional is least likely to report abuse?






29. What is sCr?






30. how is the CAM used to diagnose delirium?






31. how can you determine whether Rx is appropriate to use in elderly patient?






32. thyroid dx + atypical Sx






33. What are common scenarios of untreated indications in elderly?






34. frailty raises vulnerability to...






35. using long-acting opioids in elderly






36. delirium diagnosis






37. Beers criteria






38. depression + atypical Sx






39. describe the % of ADR considered preventable - and of those serious






40. What are the pharmacodynamic changes associated with aging?






41. functional incontinence tx






42. ADR rf






43. frailty






44. Presyncope






45. What is abuse?






46. PEM






47. rule of doable effect






48. osteoporosis






49. rivastigmine






50. What are the vascular changes of presyncope?