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(MIGA) Mini Geriatric Assessment To Replace the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (MIGA)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2011 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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First received: March 17, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2011
History: No changes posted

This is a comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) currently used to evaluate elderly people in order to be able to assess their multiple organ pathology, cognitive, functional and social problems. This CGA is a very time consuming tool although a powerful one.

The investigators want to present a new assessment test witch is short and comprehensive tool witch will be checked in ambulatory and in-hospital geriatric patients.

Geriatric Disorder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: (MIGA) Mini Geriatric Assessment as Compared to the Current CGA

Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: March 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

MIGA test (Mini Geriatric Assessment) includes the following parameters Walking outdoors, Transfer, ADL-Dressing, Washing, Continence, Vision, Hearing, Pain, Sleeping, Weight loss, Get-Up-And-Go test, Short term memory, Clock drawing test, Falls, functional reach of hands, Depression, Behavioral problems, social support, Admissions, Polypharmacy,

All patients will be assessed by the traditional CGA and by the new MIGA test. Time consuming of the two tests will be measured and compared.


Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
people aged over 65

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elderly people age 65 and above,
  • In patients hospitalized in the geriatric department
  • Out patients -from the geriatric out patient clinic
  • Elderly patients visiting in the emergency room

Exclusion criteria:

  • People under 65 years old
  • Critically ill patients ( acute infection, acute myocardial infarction, hypoxia, hemodynamic instability)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01318759

Geriatric department , Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Recruiting
Tel Aviv, Israel, 64239
Contact: Oksana Borodin, MD    972-527-360460   
Contact: Yaffa Lerman, MD    972-3-6974074   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Study Director: Yaffa Lerman, MD Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Oksana Borodin, MD Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Yaffa Lerman MD, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Identifier: NCT01318759     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0047-11-tav
Study First Received: March 17, 2011
Last Updated: March 17, 2011 processed this record on September 21, 2017