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Screen Older Adults

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Screening by AGE includes screening older adults for vision and hearing impairments starting at what age? At age 65 years and older
At what age do you screen women for osteoporosis with a bone mineral density test (DEXA) test? Test women at 65 years and > and at-risk women ages 60-64 years
Screening adults for total blood cholesterol and HDL cholesterol includes what criteria? Men at 35 yrs and >; women at 45 yrs and > and others with CVD risk factors; every 5 yrs
Screening by AGE includes screeniing for colorectal cancer at what age? at 50 yrs and >
What is the recommended PAP smear and pelvic exam for women after 65 years? Pap and pelvic exam annually until 3 consecutive negative exams, then every 2-3 yrs; discontinue after 65 years of three consecutive negative exams
What are the recommendations for mammogram screening after age 70 years? Mammogram annually or biannually between 50-69 years; every 1 to 3 years between 70-85 years
What blood test is recommended to screen older men for prostate problems? Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test
Created by: vgruss