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Which of the following happens in the nervous system as a person ages?
a) Slowed heartbeat
b) Decreased short-term memory
c) Dementia
d) Less lung expansion

The eyeball's inner lining, which detects light, is called
a) Retina
b) Cornea
c) Pituitary
d) Thymus

Clouding of the lens of the eye is called
a) Retina
b) Glaucoma
c) Cataract
d) PVD

A condition that causes a shuffling gait, blank facial expression, and tremors is
a) Parkinsons
b) Alzheimers
c) Diabetes
d) Hypertension

A CVA (cerebro-vascular accident) is
a) Diabetes
b) Hypertension
c) Glaucoma
d) Stroke

Sundowning is
a) Watching the sunset
b) Getting more confused and agitated late in the day
c) Taking a nap
d) A muscular condition

Having paralysis on one side of the body is known as
a) Hemiplegia
b) Quadriplegia
c) Sundowning
d) Paraplegia

Multiple sclerosis results in
a) Improved digestion
b) Progressive loss of coordination
c) Arrhythmia
d) Deafness

A lethargic patient is
a) Drowsy
b) Agitated
c) Combative
d) Hard of hearing

If your patient experiences weakness on one side, and one side of her mouth droops, you might suspect
a) Glaucoma
b) Fracture
c) Osteoporosis
d) Stroke

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