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Functional Assessment: Easy-to-use Screening Tools Speed Initial Office Work-up

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Material Type: Open Journal-Article
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Date Added to MERLOT: April 11, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 13, 2011
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Submitter : Cathy Swift

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"The mnemonic DEEP-IN stands for a series of easy-to-administer, officebased screening tests designed to streamline initial assessment of the geriatric patient. These screens can quickly identify signs of delirium, dementia, depression, and adverse drug effects; vision and hearing deficits; risk for future impairments in activities... More

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Primary Audience: Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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Avatar for Maria van Zuilen
2 years ago

Maria van Zuilen (Faculty)

A brief but usefull article with information about screening tools that can be used with older patients without taking too much time. Generally sufficient information is presented for anyone wishing to use these screening tools.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes

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