Adult care under age 65
The persons in this age group who are generally in good health will be screened for:
Hypertension, cholesterol, diabetes, and psychosocial issues. In addition blood tests to screen for liver, kidney, as well as thyroid, blood counts, urine tests are standard. Tests for STD’s can be done as needed. Hormone testing can be done as needed.
Tests for bone thinning (osteopenia/osteoporosis ) are done for women after menopause.
Additional testing may include: circulation, EKG, glaucoma, and diabetic sensory testing.
Immunizations for flu, pneumonia, shingles and others may be recommended on case by case basis
The need for cancer screening for colon, breast, cervical cancer, and prostate is done during annual exams.
Addressing lifestyle choices that are unhealthy such as smoking, inactivity, obesity , alcohol use are needed as well.
The need for supplemental vitamins will be addressed as needed.
Adult care over 65
In addition to the section just above, additional attention is made for:
Prevention of falls
Evaluation for cognitive decline
Hearing and vision impairment
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