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Gerontology Quiz 2 study guide

by: Alyssa Steves

Gerontology Quiz 2 study guide HD 305

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Quiz 2 study material for Section II and Chapters 3, 6, and 7
Wendy Ewest
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This 5 page Study Guide was uploaded by Alyssa Steves on Friday February 27, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to HD 305 at Washington State University taught by Wendy Ewest in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 321 views. For similar materials see Gerontology in Human Development at Washington State University.

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Date Created: 02/27/15
Controversy 3 and Basic Concepts II p 97166 and Controversy 67 p 233 290 from the 8th Edition of the Aging textbook from Moody amp Sasser CONTROVERSY 3 VOCAB o fluid intelligence 0 p 98 o the intellectual ability to solve novel tasks or problems a crystallized intelligence 0 p 98 o the intellectual ability to use past experience in completing tasks or solving problems 0 Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale WAIS O p 100 o the most influential test of intelligence used today 0 includes a verbal part and a performance part which combine to give an IQ score a classic aging pattern 0 p 100 o a persistent pattern on IQ tests that shows relative stability in the verbal part but declines with age on the performance part of the IQ test a cognitive reserve capacity 0 p 104 o the degree of unused capacity for learning that exists at any given time BASIC CONCEPTS II VOCAB 0 normal aging O p 136 o the underlying timedependent biological process of aging in each species which may involve functional loss or susceptibility to disease but is not in itself a disease 0 morbidity O p 136 o sickness or physical illness of some kind 0 activities of daily living ADLs O p 136 o everyday tasks that are required for people to live on their own such as the abilities to feed oneself go to the toilet take a bath and get out of bed 0 p137 0 p 138 o the medical specialty treating the diseases of old age 0 p 138 o the use of mathematical methods to study the distribution of disease in human populations 0 p 138 o p 140 o sickness or disability that persists over an extended period of time often interfering with activities of daily living 0 p 147 0 cost of health care paid by the individual and not reimbursed or covered by insurance 0 p 148 0 an insurance policy that covers the difference between what Medicare pays for a service and what is actually charged for it o p 148 o a form of prospective pricing in which it is determine in advance what reimbursement level is paid to a provider of health service for treating Medicare patients 0 p 148 0 distinct categories of diseases that are the basis for Medicare s financial reimbursements to hospitals 0 p 151 o p 152 o a type of residential facility that offers a combination of housing and health or supportive services to residents 0 p 152 0 small group homes that provide mainly custodial care for older people who do not need the intensive support of a nursing home 0 p 152 0 residential facilities for older adults that provide limited supportive care and permit a high degree of independence 0 p 153 0 federal laws providing subsidies for housing older adults 0 p 153 o a residential arrangement in which nutrition housekeeping and supportive services are provided 0 p 153 0 an alternative housing arrangement involving group residence with shared common areas or renting of unused rooms 0 p 156 0 an examination of of an older adult s physical mental and social condition including the ability to perform activities of daily living 0 p 158 o a range of care options that are responsive to changing individual needs from less intensive to more intense at home or in an institution 0 p164 0 p 165 CONTROVERSY 6 VOCAB o p 243 o a legal requirement that professionals observing signs of possible elder abuse must report such cases to authorities 0 p 244 o a person s attitude of approval toward past and present life as a whole 0 p 249 0 legal responsibility for another person s welfare CONTROVERSY 7 VOCAB O p 270 o a psychiatric diagnosis involving symptoms such as loss of appetite sleep disturbances and deep sadness O p 273 O p 273 o the act of making health care decisions for an incapacitated other person based on an effort to determine what that person would want under the circumstances at hand 0 p 273 o the basis for making health care decisions for another person depending on what is thought will produce the most benefit for that person 0 p 274 o the killing of old people 0 p 274 o a legal document authorizing decisions to be made typically involving withholding life saving medical treatment should circumstances arise in which a person has lost the capacity to make those decisions 0 p 276 O p 279 0 an individual39s written statement specifying or limiting his or her medical treatment in a situation without hope of recovery O p 279 o a legal instrument that permits an incapacitated person to designate in advance another person who is trusted to make health care decisions for the patient


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