UALR UNIT V

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  1. Mr. Jones comes in with findings of bone demeniralizaiton with loss of calcium and phosphorus salts. Which of the following best describes the disease or disorder associated with these findings?

    1. Parkinson's Disesase
    2. Osteoarthritis
    3. Osteoporosis
    Osteoporosis

    Slide 4-Lecture
  2. Where are the most common sites for osteoporosis to occur?
    Hip, wrist, and vertebral column
  3. What puts a patient at subsequent risk for fractures after being diagnosed with Osteoporosis?
    Fragile Bones

    Lecture
  4. A nurse is assessing three patients and is aware of the risk factors for Osteoporosis. Of the following, which could the nurse expect to have osteoporosis based on the risk factors concerning Osteoporosis?

    1. An african-american full framed woman who smokes seldomly.

    2. A 25 year old Caucasian who exercises often and smokes seldomly.

    3. A 55 year old Asian who seldomly exercises, is a frequent smoker, and stays home watching television all day.
    3.

    The 55 year old is at risk most based on risk factors.

    Slides 5 & 6
  5. A nurse is conducting health
    screening for osteoporosis. which of the following clients is at greatest risk of developing this disorder?

    1.A 25-year-old woman who jogs

    2.A 36-year-old man who has asthma

    3.A 70-year-old man who consumes excess
    alcohol

    4.A sedentary 65-year old woman
    who smokes cigarettes
    Answer is 4

    • Age, being woman is a risk factor,
    • smoking cigrette is also a risk
    • factor. She has the greatest risk

    Slide 7
  6. How much calcium should a pt. with osteoporosis consume daily?
    1,200 mg of daily calcium
  7. Mr. Bumblebee is 70 years old, is having trouble seeing, aches in his neck, back pain after lifting, wobbling when he walks, a temp of 98.7, and appears to be hunched over when he walks. What clinical findings indicate he may have Osteoporosis?
    • Back pains from lifting.
    • Problems with balance.
    • Kyphosis(Hunchback)

    Slide 12
  8. Which of the following labs are important to consider with Osteoporosis. Select all that apply.

    1. Serum Calcium
    2. Glucose Levels
    3. PTT
    4. Urine Calcium
    5. Vit. D
    6.Alkaline Phosphate
    7. Phosphorous
    8. Sodium
    1, 4, 5, 6, 7,

    Slide 13
  9. What are preventative measures concerning Osteoporosis

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