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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in the Office: Uncovering all the problems of geriatric patients

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in the Office: Uncovering all the problems of geriatric patients

Canadian Family Physician Medecin de Famille Canadien 37: 2187-2194

Because of their increased incidence of illness and disability, geriatric patients require extra time and diligence to assess and track medical problems. This article describes a comprehensive geriatirc assessment, organized on a one-page, easily updated checklist, that can be used to generate a medical and functional problem list and a risk assessment.

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