NCLEX RN Practice Question # 578

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 578.


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Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible form of senile dementia caused by nerve cell deterioration.

  • Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease experience cognitive deterioration and progressive loss of ability to carry out activities of daily living.
  • The client experiences a steady decline in physical and mental functioning and usually requires long-term care in a specialized facility in the final stages of the illness.

 

Types of  Alzheimer’s Disease

Agnosia

Failure to recognize or identify familiar objects despite intact sensory function

Amnesia

Loss of memory caused by brain degeneration

Aphasia

Language disturbance in understanding and expressing spoken words

Apraxia

Inability to perform motor activities, despite intact motor function

 

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