1. Which of the following is an example of the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)? Select all that apply.
2. Which of the following is NOT an example of the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)?
3. Mr. Sidhu, an 89 year old gentleman from a nursing home, has been sent to your ED by ambulance with a chief complaint of “increased drowziness”. He is unable to provide much history. You see “dementia” scrawled on his nursing home chart and the rest is barely legible. What strategies could you employ in your assessment of this patient? Select all that apply
4. According to the Geriatric Emergency Task Force, which of the following are principles of ED care which require specific attention in each geriatric patient before their eventual disposition? Select all that apply
5. You have finished your assessment of Mr. Sidhu, and have diagnosed him with a urinary tract infection. You start him on an appropriate antibiotic, and after a full assessment you believe he is not septic and can continue his course at the nursing home. You know transitions of care can be fraught with medical error, so what should you do before sending him back to the nursing home to prevent this? Select all that apply