UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA
4th Professional B.Sc in Physiotherapy Examination February 2012 held in March 2012
Subject: Geriatric (New Curriculum)
Full marks: 50 Time: 2hours
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 & successful aging.
b) What are the factors influencing longevity? Name five biologic theories of aging.
Q: No: 02: a) what are the anatomical and functional changes of ageing?
b) Give the clinical differentiation between rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Q: No: 03: a) Write the common organism causing pneumonia in the elderly. Write the signs and symptoms of pneumonia in the elderly.
b) What is dementia? Write physiotherapy intervention to prevent falls associated with dementia in the elderly.
Q: No: 04: a) Define and classify osteoporosis in the elderly. Give the risk factors of osteoporosis.
b) Write the risk factors of coronary artery disease in the elderly. Write the signs and symptoms of angina Pectoris in elderly men and women.
Q: No: 05: a) Mention the effect of physical activity on psychological function for elders. Write the physiotherapy intervention to improve balance and walking ability to aged people.
b) Define poly pharmacy. Briefly define pharmacokinetics and drug interaction among elderly.
Q: No: 06: a) Write the signs and symptoms of depression in the elderly. Write the difference between Dementia and depression in the elderly.
b) Define hypertension. What are the causes of heart failure?