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Video case study: Comprehensive geriatric assessment in an acute setting

The first video case study in our two-part series on frailty illustrates the value of a comprehensive geriatric assessment for older people admitted to A&E.
Comprehensive geriatric assessment in an acute setting

This is the first in a two-part series that presents video case study examples of the use of comprehensive geriatric assessment in different clinical settings

Produced as part of our resource collection on frailty , the first case study illustrates the value of a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) for older people during emergency admission.

It explores how the use of CGA in acute hospitals can provide patients with a higher standard of care and enable individualised planning for older people's health, safety and wellbeing.

Part 1: Introduction

In the introduction, Vicki Leah, consultant nurse for older people at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, highlights the importance of identifying frailty on presentation and the indicators used to recognise frailty in an acute setting.

Part 2: Patient referral and

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