Practical Geriatric Assessment / Edition 1

Practical Geriatric Assessment / Edition 1

by Howard M. Fillit, Gloria Picariello
     
 

This book provides all healthcare professionals involved in the care o f the elderly with a comprehensive guide to the principles and methods of efficient geriatric assessment.See more details below

Overview

This book provides all healthcare professionals involved in the care o f the elderly with a comprehensive guide to the principles and methods of efficient geriatric assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781900151900
Publisher:
Greenwich Medical Media Limited
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
Greenwich Medical Media Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
199
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IComprehensive Geriatric Assessment: An Overview
The Target Population for Geriatric Assessment - The Frail Elderly3
The Process Of Comprehensive, Multidisplinary Geriatric Care4
Geriatric Assessment in Managed Care7
High Risk Screening Instrument12
Guidelines for Referral to the Geriatric Team for Geriatric Assessment14
Geriatric Assessment in the Acute Care Setting16
Admission Criteria for the Acute Care Geriatric Unit19
Assessment Screening Questionnaire20
Assessment Tool Checklist23
Pt. IIComprehensive Geriatric Assessment
AFunctional Assessment32
BGeriatric Medicine Assessment41
Alcohol Abuse41
Falls, Gait and Mobility Disorders49
Health Maintenance57
Immunocompetence63
Incontinence Assessment69
Nutrition Assessment79
Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease91
Polypharmacy97
Preoperative Assessment of the Geriatric Patient103
Pressure Ulcers111
Sensory Impairment Assessments117
Sleep Disorders127
CMental Status Assessment135
Affective Disorders Assessment143
Cognitive Disorders Assessment149
DSocial Assessment165
Bibliography187

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