Primary Care Illnesses Week 8: Discussion Question – Geriatrics
A 72-year-old female patient is brought in to the clinic by her daugh
Week 8: Discussion Question – Geriatrics
A 72-year-old female patient is brought in to the clinic by her daughter for her annual wellness exam. Her daughter reports that over the past year it seems that the patient’s memory and physical mobility have declined. The daughter requests that you test her mother for Alzheimer’s. Explain how you would assess this patient, state your top 3 differential diagnoses, and describe what your initial treatment plan would be.
· Due: Thursday, 11:59 pm PT
· Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
· Citations: At least two high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years