Human Needs and Understanding of the Patient
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reference to changes in structure or size of a living organism is called:
development and growth
according to studies done by our government, ____ percent of the population are ages 65 years or older.
the life stage where puberty occurs is ______.
in this age group, a significant number of people become depressed and there is a high suicide rate:
changes that occur over time in the process of one's natural growth are referred to as ______.
infants usually double their weight by what age?
the life stage whereby visual acuity is at its best in during:
at what age should one expect children to have trouble distinguishing between what is imaginary and what is real?
physical development is complete by what life stage
at which life stage are people most concerned with their health?
list 4 individual differences that health care professionals should be aware of when taking care of patients
physical, cultural, ethnic, religious, personal
the age range for late childhood is from ___ to ___ years old.
newborn infants are able to see almost immediately after birth, but can only focus on objects within range of _____.
8 to 12 inches
at this age, a child loves his or her parents and wants to be just like them.
3 years olf
motor coordination is at its peak during the ___ life stage.
middle adulthood begins at what age?
40-60 years old
how frequently should one expect newborns to be hungry?
children are famous for temper tantrums t this age:
2 years old
children learn their morals and values by this life stage:
the age at which children commonly develop fears is:
4 years old
"identity crisis" might be used to describe this stage:
by the time the child is 5, he or she should be capable of what kind of physical activity?
skipping and hopping on one leg
children are often clumsy at this age due to muscle coordination not occurring as quickly as their body growth:
at what life stage will people associate with other individuals with similar life interests rather than peers just within their age bracket?
the main concerns of middle adulthood are
children, health, job security, aging of parents, fear of aging
brittle bones and poor coordination describe this life stage:
acceptance by peers is very important
confrontations with authority
age 65 & older
accurately copies abstract signs and drawings
usually knows how to profit from errors
from 12 to 20 years old
begins to walk and talk
climb stairs with alternating feet
generally begins to read
speaks well enough for strangers to understand
problem life stage for both parent and child
hair begins to thin and gray
learns to accept responsibility for actions
fastest growing age bracket
ability to understand language
no to everything
goes from plump baby to lean toddler
uncoordinated movements to fine motor coordination
often feels insecure and inadequate
very concerned with finances
speaks in 3 and 4 word sentences
enjoys being with other children, but does not actively play with them
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