Adult Health Senior

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  1. What does the acronym SCALES stand for?
    The acronym SCALES can remind the nurse to assess important nutritional indicators:

    • Sadness, or mood change
    • Cholesterol, high
    • Albumin, low
    • Loss or gain of weight
    • Eating problems
    • Shopping and food preparation problems
  2. Questions to ask ethnic older adults about health-related practices include the following:
  3. 1. What makes people ill?
    • 2. When do you know someone is sick?
    • 3. What helps people get better?
    • 4. Who can assist people to get well?
    • 5. Do you believe this drug or treatment will help you get well?
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Adult Health Senior
Chapter 6 Lewis
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