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Aging Physiology And Pharmacology

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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?