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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

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    Overview and Recommendations

    • Background

    • Evaluation

    • Management

  • Related Summaries

  • Overview

  • Patient Selection

  • Assessing the Impact of Multimorbidity

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    Domains of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

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      Functional ability

      • Initial assessment

      • Referral and follow-up care

    • Cognition and mental health

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      Physical health

      • Immunizations

      • Screening for disease

      • Vision, hearing, and speech

      • Medication review and polypharmacy assessment

      • Fall risk

      • Nutrition

      • Urinary/fecal continence

    • Socioenvironmental circumstances

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    Efficacy

    • Hospital setting

    • Community setting

    • Telehealth setting

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    Guidelines and Resources

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      Guidelines

      • International guidelines

      • United States guidelines

      • United Kingdom guidelines

      • Canadian guidelines

      • Australian and New Zealand guidelines

    • Review articles

    • MEDLINE search

  • Patient Information

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    ICD-10 Codes

    • ICD-9 codes

    • ICD-10 codes

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    References

    • General references used

    • Recommendation grading systems used

    • Synthesized Recommendation Grading System for DynaMed

    • DynaMed Editorial Process

    • Special acknowledgements

    • How to cite

Topic Editor
Claus Hamann MD, MS, FRCPC, FACP
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Affiliations

Vice President, Population Health Management, Beacon Health, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems; Massachusetts, United States

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Hamann declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Recommendations Editor
Esther Jolanda van Zuuren MD
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Affiliations

Head of Allergy, Dermatology, and Venereology, Leiden University Medical Centre; Netherlands

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. van Zuuren declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Deputy Editor
Alan Ehrlich MD
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Affiliations

Executive Editor, DynaMed; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School; Massachusetts, United States

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Ehrlich declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

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