Tag Archives: Point-of-Care Screening

Screening For Frailty: as Easy as eFI? (NHS England / Age and Ageing)

Summary The “electronic Frailty Index (eFI)” is discussed, by NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Older People and Person Centred Integrated Care, as a validated tool which might assist in the proactive identification, diagnosis and management of frailty. Potentially, the … Continue reading

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Point-of-Care Screening to Identify Cognitive Impairment (JAPhA)

Summary This article from the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA) points to the possibilities of cognitive screening for MCI or suspected dementia at “convenient health care access points” for community-dwelling elderly patients. Such screening could assist in improving … Continue reading

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