Explain how you would assess this patient, state your top 3 differential diagnoses, and describe what your initial treatment plan would be.

Explain how you would assess this patient, state your top 3 differential diagnoses, and describe what your initial treatment plan would be.

Explain how you would assess this patient, state your top 3 differential diagnoses, and describe what your initial treatment plan would be. 150 150 Nyagu

Discussion Question – Geriatrics

Discussion Prompt
A 72-year-old female patient is brought into 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.
• Length: A minimum of 275 words, not including references
• Citations: At least three high-level scholarly references in APA 7 from within the last 5 years (October 2017, 2018, or later)