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What are the top 10 chronic conditions of people older than 65?
Deformity or orthopedic impairment
What are the most common health complaints of the elderly?
Loss of bone mass
What are some tips with working with the elderly?
Take time to educate the patient and his or her family
Speak lower and closer
Treat the patient with dignity and respect
Give the patient time to rest between projections
Use table pads
Always access patient's history
What two groups are elderly people stereotyped into?
The diseased and the normal
What is the most common age-related disease associated with the endocrine system?
Respiratory diseases that increase with aging include
What are the three general categories of illness that afflict the elderly?
What is the most common cause of death worldwide?
Aging is individual and is affected by