1. Polypharmacy is a significant problem for the elderly because:…

Question Answered step-by-step 1. Polypharmacy is a significant problem for the elderly because:… 1. Polypharmacy is a significant problem for the elderly because:a. the more medications one takes, the greater the risk of adverse drug reactions (ADRs)b. older persons are unable to take medications correctlyc. older adults are not accustomed to taking multiple medicationsd. a and c only2. Diphenhyrdramine (Benadryl) is not recommended for use inolder adults because of:a. confusion and severe anticholinergic effectsb. risk of seizuresc. prolonged half lifed. dosage problems3. If the nurse wishes to know about the patient’s overallnutritional health, which of the following is the best lab valueto look at?a. Triglyceridesb. Ironc. serum albumind. red blood cells4. Which of the following is true about depression?a. it does not affect community dwelling eldersb. some symptoms can mimic dementiac. usually occurs in early stages of dementiad. leads to suicide in 50% of older males5. The most common sites for pressure ulcers to occur areSelect all that apply:a. Heelb. Olecranon processc. Sacrumd. Ischial tuberositye. Metatarsal head  Health Science Science Nursing NURS C475 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)