Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

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Dan Osterweil, Kenneth Brummel-Smith, John C. Beck
McGraw-Hill, Medical Publishing Division, 2000 - Medical - 838 pages
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Leading geriatricians and researchers present this highly practical guide to assessing older adults-contains essential insights required for multidimensional assessments on seniors in a variety of settings: home, ambulatory care centers, nursing homes, office visits. Emphasizes how to perform the assessment and when to use specific assessment tools in particular circumstances. Presents detailed guidelines on how to administer and score the assessment tools.

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Kenneth Brummel-Smith is Professor of Family Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Bain Chair, Providence Center on Aging.

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