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

Assessment of Functioning

  • Allen SM, 1993

Allen SM, et al. Measurement of need for assistance with daily activities: quantifying the influence of gender roles. J Gerontol 1993;48(4):S204-S211.


  • Bucks, R. S, 1996

Bucks, R. S., Ashworth, D. L., Wilcock, G. K., & Siegfried, K. (1996). Assessment of activities of daily living: Development of the Bristol Activities of Daily Living Scale. Age and Ageing, 25, 113–120.


  • Bucks, R. S., 2002

Bucks, R. S., & Haworth, J. (2002). Bristol Activities of Daily Living Scale: A critical evaluation. Expert Reviews in Neurotherapeutics, 2, 669–676.


  • Gallo JJ, 2006

Gallo JJ, Bogner HR, Fulmer T, Paveza GJ 2006 , Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, in Handbook of Geriatric Assessment , 4th Ed , Jones and Bartlett Publishers


  • Granger CV, 1979

Granger CV, Dewis LS, Peters NC, Sherwood CC, Barrett JE (January 1979). "Stroke rehabilitation: analysis of repeated Barthel index measures". Arch Phys Med Rehabil 60 (1): 14–7.



  • Hirsch CH, 1990

Hirsch CH, et al. The natural history of functional morbidity in hospitalized older patients. J Am Geriatr Soc 1990;38(12):1296-303.



  • Lach HW, 2007

Lach HW, Smith CM. Assessment: focus on function. In: Linton AD, et al., editors. Matteson & McConnell's gerontological nursing: concepts and practice. 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier; 2007. p. 25-51.


  • Lawton MP, 1969

Lawton MP, Brody EM. Assessment of older people: self-maintaining and instrumental activities of daily living. Gerontologist 1969;9(3):179-86.



  • Mahoney F, 1965

Mahoney F. Barthel D (1965). "Functional evaluation: the Barthel Index".  Md Med J 14: 61–65



  • NG TP, 2006

Ng TP, et al. Physical and cognitive domains of the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living: validation in a multiethnic population of Asian older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2006;61(7):726-35.



  • O'Sullivan, SB, 2007

O'Sullivan, Susan B; Schmitz, Thomas J (2007). Physical Rehabilitation, Fifth Edition. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company. p. 385


  • Pedone C, 2005

Pedone C, et al. Elderly patients with cognitive impairment have a high risk for functional decline during hospitalization: The GIFA Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2005;60(12):1576-80.



  • Shah S, 1989

Shah S, Vanclay F, Cooper B (1989). "Improving the sensitivity of the Barthel Index for stroke rehabilitation". J Clin Epidemiol 42 (8): 703–9. 



  • Vittengi JR, 2006

Vittengl JR, et al. Comparative validity of seven scoring systems for the instrumental activities of daily living scale in rural elders. Aging Ment Health 2006;10(1):40-7



  • Ward G, 1998

Ward G, et al. A review of instrumental ADL assessments for use with elderly people. Rev Clin Gerontol 1998;8(1):65-71.


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The Assessment of Functioning is one of 8 domains of the

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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