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

TUG Test

Timed Up and Go Test

Purpose : Assessment of mobility, balance, walking ability, and fall risk in older adults.

Admin time :  10 min


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : GP or nurse 

 

Content : Instructions for the assessment mobility, balance, walking ability, and fall risk in older adults

 

Author :  Podsiadlo D, 1991

​Copyright : Public Domain

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TUG Test

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This Tool is used in the Physical Examination

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The Physical Examination is one of 5 sub-domains of the

 Medical Assessment

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The Medical Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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This Tool is also used in the evaluation of Frailty

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This Tool is also used in the evaluation of Sarcopenia

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This Tool is also used in Proactive Care 

 of the Elderly

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This Tool is also used in the assessment of Falls

 of the Elderly

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