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Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Geriatric Syndromes

  • Brignole M, 2004

Brignole M, Alboni P, Benditt DG, et al. Guidelines on management (diagnosis and treatment) of syncope-update 2004. Executive Summary. European heart journal 2004;25(22):2054-72.

  • Flacker JM, 2003

Flacker JM. What is a geriatric syndrome anyway? J Am Geriatr Soc 2003;51:574–576.


  • Inouye K, 2007

Geriatric Syndromes: Clinical, Research, and Policy Implications of a Core Geriatric Concept

Sharon : K. Inouye, MD, MPH, Stephanie Studenski, MD, Mary E. Tinetti, MD, and George A. Kuchel, MD. JAGS 55:780–791, 2007

  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary, 2016

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary Available at Accessed on Novemeber 11, 2016.


  • Olde Rikkert MG, 2003

Olde Rikkert MG, Rigaud AS, van Hoeyweghen RJ et al. Geriatric syn­dromes: Medical misnomer or progress in geriatrics? Neth J Med 2003;61:83–87

  • Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, 2006

Stedman’s Medical Dictionary. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006.


  • Tinetti ME, 1995

Tinetti ME, Inouye SK, Gill TM et al. Shared risk factors for falls, incon­tinence, and functional dependence. Unifying the approach to geriatric syn­dromes. JAMA 1995;273:1348–1353.

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