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Geriatric assessment tools
Iowa Geriatric Education Centre.

http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/igec/tools/default.asp (14-06-2006)

Lieux géographiques
: United States

Descriptors
:
Assessment tools
Geriatric assessment

Mots-clés secondaires : Activities of daily living ; Informal care providers ; Delirium ; Dementia ; Depression ; Pain ; Oral and dental hygiene ; Urinary incontinence ; Nutrition ; Decubitus ulcers ; Senses

Résumé :

Geriatric Assessment Tools are a standardized means of obtaining information from geriatric patients as part of a comprehensive assessment visit. Assessment tools enable the practitioner to efficiently evaluate a patient's current level of function, cognition, and safety. The practitioner can then use the information from the assessment to help optimize the patient's current situation. The assessment tools can be viewed and printed.
Assessment Tool Categories :
Caregivers
Dementia and Delirium
Depression
Functional Assessment / ADLs
Gait and Immobility / Fall Risk
Nutrition / Weight Loss
Oral Health
Pain
Pressure Ulcers
Sensory Perception
Urinary Incontinence


Website type : Institution d'enseignement supérieur
Audience : Professionnels
Site map : Non   
Language : Anglais
Doc n° : 21511
NumRec : 2151103
 

       

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