NCLEX RN Practice Question # 601

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 601.



dementia types

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease


  • Dementia is a syndrome with progressive deterioration in intellectual functioning secondary to structural or functional changes.
  • Long-term and short-term memory loss occur, with impairment in judgment, abstract thinking, problem-solving ability, and behavior.
  • Dementia results in a self-care deficit.
  • The most common type of dementia is

Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer’s disease

  • Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible form of senile dementia caused by nerve cell
  • Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease experience cognitive deterioration and progressive loss of ability to carry out activities of daily living.

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