NCLEX RN Practice Question # 578

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 578.


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


Failure to recognize or identify familiar objects despite intact sensory function


Loss of memory caused by brain degeneration


Language disturbance in understanding and expressing spoken words


Inability to perform motor activities, despite intact motor function


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