UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA
4th Professional B.Sc in Physiotherapy Examination February 2013 held in June 2013
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. Describe biological theories of aging.
b) What are the anatomical and functional changes of aging?
Q: No: 02: a) what are the characteristics of presenting problem in old age? List the common presenting problems in old age.
b) Write short notes on: i) Geriatrics giants ii) Geriatric Rehabilitation
Q: No: 03: a) Define and classify osteoporosis. Write down its management.
b) Define Gout. Write down its clinical features and management.
Q: No: 04: a) Define and classify Diabetes mellitus. What are the acute and chronic complications of DM?
b) Write short notes on: i) Delirium ii) Palliative care
Q: No: 05: a) Define and classify dementia. Briefly describe the clinical features of Alzheimers disease.
b) Define stroke. Write down clinical features and management of stroke.
Q: No: 06: a) Define COPD and chronic Bronchitis. Write the clinical features and management of COPD.
b) Write short notes on: i) Falls ii) Pressure sores