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National Open University Exam Past Question – CHS 509 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATION

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA CHS 509: Geriatrics and gerontology

14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 214 EXAMINATION

 

 

 

CHS 509: Geriatrics and gerontology

 

TIME: 11/ 2 HOURS

 

Instructions: Read the questions carefully and answer Question ONE and any other two questions.

 

1 (a) State the following : (i) Glycation theory  (ii) Continuity theory.  (iii)  Somatic Mutation theory ( 5 marks each)

(b) What are the basic assumptions of Activity theory? (5 marks)

(c) Enumerate the Qualities of a good health care provider to geriatric patients.    (5 marks) (d) Outline the preventive Strategies for preventing choking in the elderly

(5 marks)

 

 

  1. (a) Give an account of the effect of lifestyle factors on the body system

(16 marks)

 

(b) What is the effect of genetic factors on the body system. (4 marks)

 

3 State and explain 4 of the major normal aging changes in the eye that affect vision

(20 marks)

 

  1. (a) Differentiate gerontology from gerontologist/gerontologists? (5 marks)

 

(b) Classify ageing using such criteria as chronological, physiological, and developmental

 

Parameters (15 marks)

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