Instructions: Discuss how elimination complexities can affect the lives of patients and their families. Discuss the nurses role in supporting the patients psychological and emotional needs. Provide an example.

Describe some of the more common pathophysiological changes and abnormal findings associated with musculoskeletal, metabolic, and multisystem health dysfunctions. Explain what symptoms are associated with the findings and how these affect patient function.

Explain the risk factors for osteoporosis. What can a nurse do to help manage this health condition to restore the patient to optimal health?