Assessment Of Elderly Patients

The geriatric assessment is a multidimensional process, which was developed to assess the functioning of the (physical, cognitive and mental) health and social situation of older people. Older people also have different, often complicated health problems such. B. Mulitmorbidität that may require (sometimes called polypharmacy) the use of many drugs, and therefore more likely to prescribe a drug at high risk (see Table: Potentially inappropriate drug in the elderly (after…

September 3, 2018
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