The Risk of Medical Condition Increases with Advanced Age
The risk of many medical conditions increases with advanced age, including but not limited to, hypertension, heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive lung disease, cancer, ulcers, constipation, and incontinence. Select a medical condition that you would be likely to encounter as a geriatric nurse(older people), describe the medical condition including incidence, prevalence, signs, symptoms, and best nursing management. Identify and share a professional nursing resource that supports your posting and could be utilized by other professional nurses.
Support your response with an APA-formatted citation and reference. must be supported by scholarly/academic data from the literature, other than the textbook. The purpose of the supporting evidence is to (a) explore the topic over and above what is described in the textbook and (b) to enhance online search skills.
APA-formatted citations and references are required.