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

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2011 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 18, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 18, 2011
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Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Brief Summary:

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.

Condition or disease
Geriatric Disorder

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.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 400 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: (MIGA) Mini Geriatric Assessment as Compared to the Current CGA
Study Start Date : March 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2014

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT01318759

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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
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Study Director: Yaffa Lerman, MD Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Oksana Borodin, MD Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Yaffa Lerman MD, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Identifier: NCT01318759    
Other Study ID Numbers: 0047-11-tav
First Posted: March 18, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 18, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011