4th Professional B.Sc in Physiotherapy Examination February 2015 held in April 2015


4th Professional B.Sc in Physiotherapy Examination February 2015 held in April 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) Write the difference between normal aging and successful aging. Mention the Goals of geriatric physiotherapy.

b) What is mean by routine physiotherapy intervention? Mention the routine physiotherapy interventions for 60 years old male.

Q: No: 02: a) Write the risk factors of coronary artery diseases in the elderly.

b) Define pneumonia. Write the clinical features of pneumonia in elderly.

Q: No: 03: a) Mention the common accidents and injuries among elders. Mention the nutritional requirements and their sources for bone health in elderly.

b) Write the common neurological disorders in elderly. How will you manage ischemic stroke in elderly?


Q: No: 04: a) Define dementia. Mention the difference between dementia and depression. Write the physiotherapy interventions to prevent fall in elderly.

b) Write the changes to the following systems due to aging (any two): i) The integument system ii) The Nervous system iii) The cardio vascular system

Q: No: 05: a) Mention the effect of physical activity on Psychological functions for elderly. Write the contraindications of exercises for elderly.

b) Write clinical features of Depression. What is the adverse drug effect? Shortly discuss any one drug related problems for the aged people.

Q: No: 06: a) Write short notes on (any three):

  1. Poly Pharmacy
  2. Geriatric Rehabilitation.
  3. Common Cardio-respiratory diseases for elderly people
  4. The factors influence longevity for elderly
  5. Angina Pectoris in elderly

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