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All of the following changes are associated with aging EXCEPT:
Predisposing factors to osteoporosis in older women include all of the following EXCEPT:
Lung expansion in the elderly may be reduced because of decreased: 1. tissue elasticity. 2. rib mobility. 3. control by the respiratory center. 4. skeletal muscle strength.
Vision in the elderly may be impaired when the eyeball becomes less elastic, thus preventing accommodation and resulting in:
What is a major factor leading to increased occurrence of cancer in the elderly?
Senescence refers to the period of time when:
Theories about the causes of aging include:
Which of the following does NOT contribute to the increasing life span of the general population?
The term given to the change that occurs in women at around age 50 with the cessation of the menstrual cycle is:
Recommendations to reduce the risk factors and the progression of osteoporosis with aging include:
All are physiological changes that occur with aging EXCEPT:
With advancing age, the major change in the cardiovascular system involves:
Which of the following factors lead to delayed wound healing in the elderly? 1. Reduced rate of mitosis 2. Inadequate circulation 3. High risk of infection 4. More effective immune system