The hong kong medical diary 5 vol10 no9 september 2005 medical bulletin historical background the history of comprehensive geriatric assessment(cga) can be traced to the industrial. What is a geriatric evaluation and management assessment a geriatric evaluation and management (gem) assessment is a consultative resource for patients, their family members and caregivers. Geriatric assessment a multi-dimensional, inter-disciplinary, diagnostic process used to quantify an older individual’s medical, psychosocial and functional capabilities and problems with. As our population shifts it will be increasingly important to have a solid approach to geriatric patients this post outlines a functional assessment d) medical assessment the physical. Care of older people differs from care of middle aged adults older people often have more complex multisystem problems, are at increased risk for morbidity and mortality, and need. Comprehensive geriatric assessment the geriatric assessment is a multidimensional, multidisciplinary diagnostic instrument designed to collect data on the medical, psychosocial and. The hong kong geriatrics society (hkgs) is a non-profit professional society for geriatricians and other medical practitioners with an interest in the medical care of latest news more. Community geriatric assessment team (cgat) outreach service to frail elders living in rches providing specialty follow-up win-win situation to patients/rches & hospital/non emergency.
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Chapter i the nursing process and geriatric assessment the nursing process assessment: in the assessment process, data about the person, the family, the group, or the situation are obtained. Service providers may include geriatricians, occupational therapists (ots), physical therapists (pts), registered nurses (rns), therapy assistants eligibility 65 years or older and an. Overall elements of comprehensive geriatric assessment physical health the medical history focuses special attention on medication use and the risk for malnutrition, falling, incontinence.
Tung wah group of hospitals (twghs) fung yiu king hospital (fykh) is an extended care hospital specializing in geriatric service it provides rehabilitation and convalescence for medical and. Geriatric assessment 50 american family physician wwwaafporg/afp volume 83, number 1 january 1, 2011 physical health the geriatric assessment incorporates all fac-ets of a conventional.
35 introduction the psychosocial assessment along with the functional assessment (discussed in chapter 4) provides the foundation for all the care manage - ment that follows combined, the.
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