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Gerontological Nursing 10th Edition Eliopoulos Test Bank


Table of Contents

UNIT 1 The Aging Experience

Chapter 1 The Aging Population

Chapter 2 Theories of Aging

Chapter 3 Diversity

Chapter 4 Life Transitions and Story

Chapter 5 Common Aging Changes

UNIT 2 Foundations of Gerontological Nursing

Chapter 6 The Specialty of Gerontological Nursing

Chapter 7 Holistic Assessment and Care Planning

Chapter 8 Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing

Chapter 9 Ethical Aspects of Gerontological Nursing

Chapter 10 Continuum of Care in Gerontological Nursing

UNIT 3 Health Promotion

Chapter 11 Nutrition and Hydration

Chapter 12 Sleep and Rest

Chapter 13 Comfort and Pain Management

Chapter 14 Safety

Chapter 15 Safe Medication Use

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UNIT 4 Geriatric Care

Chapter 16 Respiration

Chapter 17 Circulation

Chapter 18 Digestion and Bowel Elimination

Chapter 19 Urinary Elimination

Chapter 20 Reproductive System Health

Chapter 21 Mobility

Chapter 22 Neurologic Function

Chapter 23 Vision and Hearing

Chapter 24 Endocrine Function

Chapter 25 Skin Health

Chapter 26 Cancer

Chapter 27 Mental Health Disorders

Chapter 28 Delirium and Dementia

Chapter 29 Living in Harmony With Chronic Conditions

UNIT 5 Settings and Special Issues in Geriatric Care

Chapter 30 Spirituality

Chapter 31 Sexuality and Intimacy

Chapter 32 Rehabilitative and Restorative Care

Chapter 33 Acute Care

Chapter 34 Long-Term Care

Chapter 35 Family Caregiving

Chapter 36 End-of-Life Care

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Gerontological Nursing 10th Edition

Eliopoulos Test Bank

Chapter 1 The Aging Population

Test Bank


1. The nurse explains that in the late 1960s, health care focus was aimed at the older adult


a. disability was viewed as unavoidable.

b. complications from disease increased mortality.

c. older adults needs are similar to those of all adults.

d. preventive health care practices increased longevity.


Increased preventive health care practices, disease control, and focus on wellness helped people

live longer.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 2 OBJ: 2

TOP: Aging Trends KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation

MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development

2. The nurse clarifies that in the terminology defining specific age groups, the term aged refers to

persons who are:

a. 55 to 64 years of age.

b. 65 to 74 years of age.

c. 75 to 84 years of age.

d. 85 and older.



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