UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA
4th Professional B.Sc in Physiotherapy Examination August 2012 held in November 2012
Subject: Geriatric (New Curriculum)
Full marks: 50 Time: 2 hours
Use separate answer script for each group
Answer any two questions from each group
All questions carry equal marks
Q: No: 01: a) Define aging, normal aging and successful aging.
b) Write down the anatomical and physiological changes of a aging.
Q: No: 02: a) what are the “Geriatric giants”?
b) Write down the biological theories of aging.
Q: No: 03: a) Define polypharmacy. Briefly define pharmacokinetics and drug interactions among the elderly.
b) Write about “Activities of daily living” in the elderly
Q: No: 04: a) Describe osteoarthritis. Write down its management.
b) Define stroke. Write down the risk factors and clinical features of stroke.
Q: No: 05: a) Define and classify Diabetes Mellitus. Describe typical and atypical features of DM in the elderly.
b) Write down the signs and symptoms of depression in the elderly. Write the differences between Dementia and Depression in the elderly.
Q: No: 06: a) Define Pneumonia in the elderly. Write briefly its clinical features and management in the elderly.
b) Define Parkinson’s disease. Write down pharmacological and physiotherapy management of PD.