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Question 46# Print Question

Which of the following is true with regard to alcohol use disorders in elderly people?

A. The prevalence rates have been overestimated
B. The safe weekly limit for an elderly man is 21 units
C. The most common clinical presentation is symptoms of intoxication
D. Lifetime alcohol consumption is an important indicator of alcohol use
E. The CAGE questionnaire is not useful as a screening tool

Question 47# Print Question

The most common perpetrators of elder abuse in private UK households are:

A. Spouses
B. Sons
C. Care workers
D. Siblings
E. Neighbours

Question 48# Print Question

All of the following are associated with a higher risk of elder abuse except:

A. Diagnosis of dementia in the victim
B. Perpetrator and victim living separately
C. Social isolation of the victim
D. Psychiatric diagnosis in the perpetrator
E. Perpetrator being financially dependent on the victim

Question 49# Print Question

Which of the following drugs has the least evidence in the form of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia?

A. Olanzapine
B. Risperidone
C. Haloperidol
D. Zolpidem
E. Rivastigmine

Question 50# Print Question

Cholinesterase inhibitors are unlikely to be useful in the management of:

A. Lewy body dementia
B. Alzheimer’s dementia
C. Mixed dementia
D. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD)
E. Early-onset dementia of Alzheimer’s type

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