The ABCD of the comprehensive geriatric assessment

Alaa Alghamry and Joseph C Lee
Med J Aust 2022; 216 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51405
Published online: 7 March 2022

To the Editor: Kaur and colleagues propose the ABCD (abbreviated, brief, comprehensive, detailed) approach for older patients.1 Further to that, we propose extending the mnemonic to ABCDEF with E for efficiency and F for feasibility. This would make it more realistic.

  • Northside Clinical Unit, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD


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