Baby boomers are considered to be born between what years?
What is the current estimation of the percentage of older adults in the American population today and what are the future projections for 2050?
A. 5%, 35%
B. 26%, 51%
C. 9%, 15%
D. 15%, 23%
Geriatric dentistry, or geriodontics, is generally considered to be a part of which division of dentistry?
C. Special Care Dentistry
D. Community Dentistry
When should the physical evaluation of an elderly patient begin during a dental appointment?
A. Before the patient is being discharged from the clinic
B. As soon as they enter the clinic
C. After evaluation by the dental hygienist
D. After the dental procedures are being completed
What are the roles of the front desk staff?
A. Evaluate the physical characteristics of the elderly patient as soon they walk into the clinic
B. Help patients schedule appointments
C. Help patients with their insurance policies and coverage
D. All of the above.
Which age group is considered to have the greatest incidence of stroke among the elderly population?
The measurement of vital signs generally does NOT include:
B. Blood pressure
C. Respiratory rates
D. Heart rate
In treating medically compromised elderly patients, a dentist is NOT required to take which of the following into consideration?
A. Hospitalization history
B. Medical diagnosis
D. None of above.
Which of the following devices is NOT used to transfer elderly patients?
A. EZ lift
B. Papoose board
C. Hoyer Lift
D. Transfer belt
CPR in medical/dental terminology stands for?
A. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
B. Creating Positive Relationships
C. Constant Prepayment Rate
D. Caffeine Produced Resistance
Which of the following members of the dental team are recommended to renew their CPR license every two years?
A. Dentist only
B. Dentist + Dental Hygienist
C. Dentist + Dental Hygienist + Dental Assistant
D. All clinical staff
Which one of these is NOT considered to be a medical emergency?
C. Periodontal disease
D. Asthmatic attack
What is the prescribed concentration of epinephrine in dental emergencies?
A sudden dip in the blood pressure of an elderly patient resulting in a sudden change in body posture is known as _______________.
A. orthostatic hypotension
Post-operative instructions to any elderly patient should always be _______________.
B. Both written and verbal
D. Not required