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Geriatrics Exam #1

Cardiac, Resp, GI, GU, Renal

QuestionAnswer
Term that describes a profound prejudice in American Society against older adults. AGEISM
Abnormal state of motor and psychic hypoactivity. Masklike appearance, and drooling. (Parkinsons patients) AKINESIA
Difficult speaking APHASIA
Impaired ability to coordinate movement. ATAXIA
Intermittent cramping pain in the calves. CLAUDICATION
Poorly articulated speech, no control of muscles that control speech. DYSARTHRIA
Difficulty swallowing DYSPHAGIA
Abnormal curve in the upper spine that causes less air exchange, and residual air and secretions to remain in the lungs. KYPHOSIS
Hearing Loss PRESBYCUSIS
Farsightedness- loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye. PRESBYOPIA
The end product of carb and protein digestion are absorbed by: blood vessels in the villi
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