UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA
4th Professional B.Sc in Physiotherapy Examination February 2014
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 factors that influence demography of aging. Mention the common movement disorders among the elderly people.
Q: No: 02: a) List the members of multidisciplinary team and write their roles in geriatric assessment.
b) Define poly pharmacy and geriatrics giant. List five (05) physiological changes in normal aging and write the consequences of the changes.
Q: No: 03: a) List common geriatric symptoms. Write the factors that influence longevity.
b) Write the changes in the musculoskeletal system in normal aging.
Q: No: 04: a) Define chronic Bronchitis. Write the clinical features and physiotherapy management of chronic Bronchitis in the elderly people.
b) Define Osteoarthritis. Write clinical features and physiotherapy management of osteoarthritis in the elderly people.
Q: No: 05: a) Define Parkinson’s disease. Write the Pharmacological and physiotherapy management of Parkinson disease.
b) What are the complications of diabetes in the elderly? Write the differences between dementia and depression.
Q: No: 06: a) Write the risk factors and mechanism of fall in the elderly. Write the physiotherapy interventions to prevent fall in the elderly.
b) Write short notes on: i) Geriatrics Rehabilitation ii) Palliative care