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Quick Reference for Geriatric Syndromes

Quick Reference for Geriatric Syndromes

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Laurence Solberg, MD, PhD
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
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A quick reference card set of geriatric syndromes designed for bedside use, which fits in a white coat pocket.

Educational objectives: 

Identification of, assessment of, and intervention with important geriatric syndromes frequently encountered in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings.

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Content available as PDF file. Cards may be printed and bound for hard-copy reference.

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Estimated time to complete: 
45 minutes
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:54pm
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Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:34am
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Friday, March 30, 2018 - 3:22pm
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Dr. Laurence Solberg

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Dr. Laurence Solberg. Quick Reference for Geriatric Syndromes. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from:


Submitted by kgulliver on

This is a great tool for use in the clinical setting.  It would be greatly enhanced with the addition of the Beer's Lists of potentially inappropriate medications for use with older adults.  This link will take you to an article presenting the list which was undated in 2002