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Table 1 Glossary of the tests used in the geriatric assessment with the range and the literature-based cut-off scores

From: Geriatric Assessment as a qualification element for elective and emergency cholecystectomy in older patients

TEST   NUMBER OF ITEMS RANGE CUT-OFF SCORE
ADL [13] Functional status 6 0–6 <5
IADL [14] 8 0–8 ≤7
BOMC Test [15] Cognitive assessment 6 0–28 >10
CDT-test [16] 7 0–7 >3
Charlson Comorbidity Scale [17] Comorbidity 19 0–37 >3
Geriatric Depression Scale [18] Depression 15 0–15 >5
MNA full [19] Nutritional assessment 18 0–30 <24
Polypharmacy [20] Polypharmacy 1 0-∞ ≥5 drugs/day
  1. ADL Activities of daily living, IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, BOMC Blessed Orientation-Memory-Concentration Test, CDT Clock Drawing Test, CCS Charlson Comorbidity Scale, GDS Geriatric Depression Scale, MNA Mini Nutritional Assessment