Assessing Gait

Assessing Gait - #4

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Learn practical gait assessment for geriatric patients.

Geriatric Patient Clinic

Describe gait qualitatively and determine how that gait impacts function and safety

List and describe phases of the basic gait assessment cycle.

  1. Verghese J, Holtzer R, Lipton R, Wang C. Quantitative gait markers and incident fall risk in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 64(8):896-901, 2009.
  2. Williams, Mark.  Geriatric Physical Diagnosis.  A Guide  to Observation and Assessment.  McFarland & Co.  Jefferson NC. 2008.
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Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.