NURS 6540 Week 11 Quiz – Question and Answers


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NURS 6540 Week 11 Quiz

  1. A useful scale for staging individuals with dementia and determining the possible need for palliative care is
  2. Significant depression and a desire to hasten death in a terminally ill older adult are
  3. The use of feeding tubes, either nasogastric or percutaneous, at the end of life
  4. The principles of palliative care include all of the following EXCEPT
  5. In patients using chronic opioid analgesia for significant pain, the need to increase dosage over time to achieve adequate analgesic effect indicates
  6. Successful outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in hospitalized older adults are determined by
  7. The first step in managing dyspnea in older adults is
  8. A Do-Not-Resuscitate order (DNR) indicates
  9. Which factor has the greatest influence on the location of death (home or hospital) in older adults?
  10. In what way do advance directives influence care among older adults?