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

MAI

Purpose : Framework for assessment of medications for older people. The MAI can be applied progressively to each medication to decide, individually and in combination with other medicines, whether the cost:benefit decision to prescribe the medication in question is appropriate.


Admin time :  Highly operator dependent, and increases progressively for each additional medication.


User Friendly :  Straightforward but painstaking.


Administered by : GP, Physician, Community pharmacist

 

Content : Questions pertaining to the following aspects of prescribing for the individual: indication, effectiveness, dose, correct directions, practical directions, drug-drug / drug-disease interactions, duplication, duration of therapy

 

Author : Various

The Medication Review is one of 5 sub-domains of the

 Medical Assessment

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Medical Assessment
Medical Assessment
Medical Assessment

The Medical Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

This Tool is also used in Proactive Care 

 of the Elderly

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Proactive Care
Proactive Care
Proactive Care

This Tool is used in the Medication Review

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Medication Review
Medication Review
Medication Review

Medication Appropriateness Index

MAI

MAI
MAI
MAI

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