a) Good job. Mrs Cloverdale has complex health conditions and is on numerous medications. Based on Mrs Cloverdale’s account, physical examination and laboratory test results, polypharmacy is likely to be playing a significant role in contributing to her falls. It's important to note that benzodiazepine withdrawal has been shown to reduce falls as a single intervention. Note that there is one other answer that is equally improtant. Can you find it?
b) good job. Mrs Colverdale has reduced muscle strength due to loss of conditioning and vitamin D deficiency. She also has an altered gait pattern due to her prominent kyphosis and osteoarthritis in her knees. Note that there is one other answer that is equally important. Can you find it?
Pop up c-g) Yes, it is possible that this is a contributing factor, but it is probably not the primary cause of Mrs Cloverdale’s falls. Please try again