Basics in Geriatrics "Big 10" and Recommendations for Geriatric Assessment Pocket Card

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Basics in Geriatrics "Big 10" and Recommendations for Geriatric Assessment Pocket Card

Description

The Emory University Reynolds Program has established the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Pocket Card to be used as a teaching module reference for providers caring for geriatric patients.

PROVIDERS

This pocket card addresses the following topics:

  • Basics in Geriatrics “Big 10” - 10 principles that differentiate the care of older patients from other patient populations
  • Recommendations for Geriatric Assessment - a chart plotting the Big 10 Principle, recommended screens, and further assessment for positive screen for each of the 16 geriatric assessment domains

History

Release Date: 2005
Review Date: 2006
Recent Summary: February 2008
Original Summary: April 2005
Last Updated: 04/14/08

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