COVID-19: Geriatric basics for non-specialists

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British Geriatrics Society
Date Published:
24 March 2020
Last updated: 
03 April 2020

A selection of links and resources to help guide healthcare professionals working during the COVID-19 pandemic who may have little experience of geriatric medicine. If you have a useful resource or link that should be included on this page, please email editor [at] bgs [dot] org [dot] uk.

The following resources have been produced by the BGS for healthcare professionals who care regularly for older people, however they may also be a useful starting point for colleagues who have found themselves with a larger number of older patients requiring care as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

These materials have been developed by external organisations for people who are not necessarily specialists in geriatric medicine or the healthcare of older people and may be of use in some clinical and non-clinical settings.

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