The geriatric population has a higher prevalence for endocrine/metabolic disorders like osteoporosis, diabetes and hypothyroidism. As this population grows in numbers and their physiologic reserve diminished, how might be care for this vulnerable population.
Initial Post Instructions:
Please critically evaluate the subjective and objective information provided to you in the attached file below.
The first part of the discussion board is to identify all pertinent positive and, negative information and list missing information.
Then create a differential diagnosis list with at least 3 possibly actual diagnosis based on your findings.
Second part is to create a plan utilizing clinical practice guidelines for the priority diagnosis.
Be sure to utilize template, in-text citations and provide full reference citation at the end of the discussion.
Response post instructions:
Please respond to two peers’ post regarding their differential diagnosis list and/or plan. What did you find interesting about their response? How did their differential diagnosis list or plan compare to yours?
*Pertinent positive information helps to rule in a diagnosis, while pertinent negative information helps to rule out a diagnosis.*
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Responses need to address all components of the question, demonstrate critical thinking and analysis, and include peer reviewed journal evidence to support the student’s position.
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.