publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

EASYCARE STANDARD INSTRUMENT FOR EARLY DETECTION OF GERIATRIC SYNDROMES IN THE VERY OLD

A. Haldar; A.B. Dey; P. Chatterjee; A. Chakrawarty;
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  • Published: 30 Jun 2017
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract
In a country with a large ageing population and a health system of debatable efficiency, accessing and receiving health care in twilight years is not an easy proposition. Chronic disease, functional impairment, cognitive decline, lack of social and health security; and declining traditional support system render the “older” segment of the population extremely vulnerable. With very little orientation in old age care, health professionals do not have capacity to resolve complex geriatric syndromes in busy outpatient clinics. We assessed the ability of EASYCare in assessment of vulnerable older clients in outpatient department in detecting geriatric syndromes vis-à...
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

EASYCARE STANDARD INSTRUMENT FOR EARLY DETECTION OF GERIATRIC SYNDROMES IN THE VERY OLD

A. Haldar; A.B. Dey; P. Chatterjee; A. Chakrawarty;