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Clinical assessment of older people 

Clinical assessment of older people
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Clinical assessment of older people
Author(s):

Lesley K Bowker

, James D Price

, and Sarah C Smith

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199586097.003.0003
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date: 23 October 2019

Consultation skills 52

Multiple pathology and aetiology 54

Taking a history 56

Other sources of information 58

Problem lists 60

General physical examination 62

HOW TO . . . Assess gait in an older person 63

Investigations 66

Common blood test abnormalities 68

Comprehensive geriatric assessment 70

There are certain skills that are key to any consultation, but some are more important with an older patient....

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