4th Professional B.Sc in Physiotherapy Examination August 2015 held in October 2015


4th Professional B.Sc in Physiotherapy Examination August 2015 held in October 2015

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 Geriatric and Gerontology. Briefly describe with example how more complications results from mild problems related to normal aging.

b) What do you mean by geriatric physiotherapy? List the components of gait you need to check during physical examination for geriatric patients.

Q: No: 02: a) Write clinical features of Osteoarthritis in elderly. Write down differences between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

b) Write common neurological disorders in elderly. Mention clinical features of hemorrhagic stroke in elderly.

Q: No: 03: Write short notes on: i) Pharmacokinetics ii) Pharmacodynamics iii) Adverse drug reactions


Q: No: 04: a) Write the causes of fractures in elder people. Write exercises for bone health in the elderly.

b) Define activities of daily living with example. Write the information that a physiotherapist need to collect under social history during subjective assessment for geriatric patients.

Q: No: 05: a) Write the risk factors that may contribute to burn injury in elderly people. Explain the therapeutic benefit of aerobic exercise to elderly people.

b) Define depression. Write Physiotherapy intervention for depression management of elderly people.

Q: No: 06: a) Write the risk factors and mechanism of fall in the elderly. Mention two significant consequences of fall.

b) Define Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD). Write physiotherapy intervention for COPD in the elderly people.

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