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ATI Learning System Gerontology Questions And Answers 2022 A nurse is caring for an older adult client who has pneumonia. Which of the following physiologic changes associated with aging places the... client at a greater risk for pneumonia? A. Decreased anterior-posterior diameter B. Increased diameter of the small airways C. Decreased number of cilia D. Increased alveolar surface area - Answer- C. Decreased number of cilia A nurse us contributing to the plan of care for a client who had a recent stroke and a history of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). For which of the following disorders should the nurse plan to monitor this client? A. Duodenal ulcer disease B. Aspiration pneumonia C. Viral pneumonia D. Esophageal varices - Answer- B. Aspiration pneumonia A nurse is caring for an older adult client. Which of the following physiologic changes associated with aging can affect medication dosage in this client? A. Increased glomerular filtration rate B. Decreased body fat C. Decreased gastric motility D. Decreased gastric pH - Answer- C. Decreased gastric motility A nurse is reviewing the medical record of a client who is postmenopausal and has osteoporosis. The client has a new prescription for alendronate sodium. Which of the following findings in the client's history should the nurse recognize is a contradiction to this medication? A. Glaucoma B. Paget's disease C. Esophageal stricture D. Long-term corticosteriod use - Answer- C. Esophageal stricture This indicates for delayed esophageal emptying. A nurse is assisting with the admission of an older adult client who fell at home 3 days ago. The client has a fractured hip, malnutrition, and dehydration. Which of the following laboratory values, noted on admission, should indicate to the nurse prolonged malnutrition? A. Increased sodium B. Decreased albumin C. Increased BUN D. Decreased blood glucose - Answer- B. Decreased albumin. Continues........ [Show More]

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