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

PRISMA-7

Purpose : Assessment of presence of frailty

 

Admin time :  5 min.


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : GP or nurse

 

Content : 7 questions, where 3 or more positive answers is indicative of frailty

 

Author :  Raiche M, 2006

Copyright : free to use

Trade Mark : The Program on Research for Integrating Services for the Maintenance of Autonomy (PRISMA) was developed by researchers from the Research Centre on Aging at the Université de Sherbrooke led by Réjean Hébert, and the Geriatric Research Unit from the Université Laval led by André Tourigny, both in Québec, Canada.

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PRISMA-7

PRISMA-7

 

Advantages:

  • free to use

  • brief
  • simple

  • valid

  • accurate and reliable

Disadvantages: 

  • ​risk of (selective) non-response

 

Accuracy : 

sensitivity 76,0 % and specificity between 86.2 % and 100% (Sukkriang N, 2020)

frail old woman getting up from chair

This Tool is used in the evaluation of Frailty

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Proactive Care Team

This Tool is also used in Proactive Care

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