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What would the most likely diagnoses be if your resident is unable to smell smoke, they increase their use of salt and sugar on foods, they ask for a magnifying glass to read and the volume to be turned up while they are watching television?

A They have sensory impairment

This is usually a sign of sensory impairment if a resident loses or feels a reduction in the use of their taste, smell, hearing or sight senses.  Sensory overload and sensory stimulation are an increase to the resident’s senses and sensory depravation is when there is a deliberate reduction or elimination of stimuli to the senses.

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4 years ago

There are definitely a few mistakes in this app, some of the answers are just plain wrong so make sure this is not your only source of study material. Other than that this app is very helpful.


3 years ago

It’s a good app for practice


3 years ago

I would love to give this app 5 stars but in the Nursing Skills section it does not allow you to go on to part 7. After you get to part 6 it either just never loads or it tells you to go to part 7 and does absolutely nothing.

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