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  1. Alzheimer’s disease is a slow, progressive, degenerative brain disease resulting from damaged neurons in parts of the brain that control ___________.
  1. Which of the following factors are known to contribute to Alzheimer’s disease?
  1. The majority of Alzheimer’s disease cases are diagnosed in individuals age 65 and older.
  1. Developing Alzheimer’s disease is a normal part of aging.
  1. The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease is increased in:
  1. Which of the following is NOT an early sign or symptom of Alzheimer’s disease?
  1. Parkinson’s disease is a health condition that is known to cause dementia.
  1. Individuals who need high levels of assistance with daily activities and personal care are at the __________ stage of Alzheimer’s disease.
  1. Aricept® and Exelon® are drugs that can cure Alzheimer’s disease.
  1. ______________ are drugs taken to manage hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, aggression, agitation hostility, confusion, uncooperativeness, and sleep disturbances.
  1. The most common oral adverse effect from medications are taken to treat the behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease is ______________.
  1. There is sufficient evidence to support the use of dietary supplements to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
  1. There is sufficient evidence to support exercising and consuming a Mediterranean diet show promise in preventing Alzheimer’s disease.
  1. Which of the following behavioral changes may indicate a patient diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is having dental problems?
  1. Dysphagia can increase the risk of aspiration, choking, and pneumonia.
  1. Patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease should have their dental needs ____________________.
  1. Research suggests that a patient’s willingness to receive dental care, during later stages of Alzheimer’s disease, is influenced by their past dental experiences.
  1. Informed consent is NOT legally necessary ____________________.
  1. The “medical model” of health care delivery focuses on ____________________.
  1. The ______________ has resources available in 13 countries and information on their website can be provided in 14 languages.