Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

Support all your answers with current and relevant research. All research should be less than 5 yrs (10 yrs. max) or as current as possible. All answers need to include in-text citations and references.

Bone mineral density screening is often overlooked in female elderly clients who have no apparent clinical symptoms. What characteristics of osteoporosis are precursors to fracture risk? What must the advanced practice nurse be diligently screening for? What should the t-intervals between screenings be?