General Assessment

General Assessment

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Issue #1 of General Assessment

Fulmer SPICES: An Overall Assessment Tool for Older Adults

By:  Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, The John A. Harford Foundation 

Issue #2 of General Assessment

Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

By: Donna McCabe, DNP, APRN-BC, GNP. New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Issue #3.1 of General Assessment

Mental Status Assessment of Older Adults: The Mini-Cog TM

Issue #3.2 of General Assessment

Mental Status Assessment in Older Adults: Montreal Cognitive Assessment: MoCA Version 7.1 (Original Version)

Issue #4 of General Assessment

The Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS)

By: Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Issue #5 of General Assessment

Predicting Pressure Injury Risk

By: Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS- BC, CWON, FAAN; Excelsior College School of Nursing

Issue #6.2 of General Assessment

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)

By: Carole Smyth MSN, APRN, BC, ANP/GNP, Montefiore Medical Center

Issue #7 of General Assessment

Pain Assessment for Older Adults

By: Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF, Dartmouth Centers for Health & Aging  

Issue #8 of General Assessment

Fall Risk Assessment for Older Adults: The Hendrich II Fall Risk ModelTM

By: Ann Hendrich, PhD, RN, FAAN, Patient Safety Organization (PSO), Ascension Health

Issue #9 of General Assessment

Assessing Nutrition in Older Adults

Issue #10 of General Assessment

Sexuality Assessment for Older Adults

By: Carole Smyth, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

Issue #11.1 of General Assessment

Urinary Incontinence Assessment in Older Adults: Part I – Transient Urinary Incontinence