Functional assessment. Easy-to-use screening tools speed initial office work-up.

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The mnemonic DEEP-IN stands for a series of easy-to-administer, office-based screening tests designed to streamline initial assessment of the geriatric patient. These screens can quickly identify signs of delirium, dementia, depression, and adverse drug effects; vision and hearing deficits; risk for future impairments in activities of daily living… (More)

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