A: A comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is a complete assessment of social and mental factors of the disease rather than only the symptoms, and considers many domains. You will be inquired aboutyour medical conditions as well as about nutritional cognitive, psychological, functional, and social factors.It will take approximately one hour for the completion of this assessment. This will facilitatethe assessment of your medical conditions and a management plan that takes into account your individual circumstances.
Q: What should I bring? How can I prepare?
Q: I feel fine. Why should I see a geriatrician?
Q: I'd like to fix a CGA for a family member or relative. How can I do that?
Q: What happens at the time of a comprehensive geriatric assessment?
A: A comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is an assessment of the social and mental factors (holistic assessment)where the geriatrician will assess medical conditions and also ask about nutritional, cognitive, psychological, functional, and social factors. It will need approximately one hour.
Q: Who all are eligible for a CGA under Medicare?
Q: Any recommendations for when to refer a patient for a CGA?
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