When assessing an 80-year-old client, which of the following physical assessment findings would the nurse report to the physician as concerning? 

A resting tremor
Reddened sclera


• Reddened sclera is abnormal for all ages and can indicate infection, closed angle glaucoma or the presence of a foreign body.

• A resting tremor may indicate Parkinson's, particularly if it is unilateral or isolated to the leg, voice, or chin.

• With age, the thickness and density of the lens increases and become progressively more yellow. A decrease in tear production commonly occurs. The pupils generally become smaller, although certain medications may cause them to dilate.

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