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Health, illness, and optimal aging: The Kruskal-Wallis nonparametric analysis of variance test was used to compare the groups for gender, FC, perception of health and history of falls.

Those with motor impairments that prevented the assessment of gait and who complained of pain, severe dyspnea or other acute symptoms at the time of evaluation were also excluded from manaul study.

The domains with the highest score in the evaluation of QOL were intimacy and death and dying.

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Abuso o maltrato en el adulto mayor by Sergio Castro Hernandez 2 editions published between and in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Getiatria Page Feedback Known Problems.

The clinical classification of assessed patients was rehabilitation in Furthermore, it is an event whose effects extend beyond the elderly themselves, placing a burden on relatives and caregivers, and resulting in high health service costs. Services on Demand Journal.

Marín L., Pedro Paulo (Marín Larraín)

However, unintentional weight loss was less frequent. The domain death and dying displayed a coping capacity in relation to death, and a greater concern about the risk of suffering that precedes it. Frailty and its impact on health- related quality of life: After signing a Free ggeriatria Informed Consent Form FICFthe elderly persons considered fit for the study responded to an interview containing of sociodemographic age, gender, education, marital status, and others and clinical comorbidity, living habits data, history of falls and self-perceived health condition; followed by an evaluation of frailty using the phenotype proposed by Fried et al 8 Functional Capacity FCusing the Functional Independence Measure FIM validated for the Gerontllogia population, 11 and QOL, using the World Health Organization WHOQOL-Old scale 12 were measured.


In terms of educational level, Muscle strength was measured by grip strength of the dominant hand measured with Saehan TM brand equipment, with which three measures were taken and the arithmetic average used, with a cut-off point adjusted for body mass index BMI and gender.

Marshall A, Buman A.

The prevalence of frailty identified in the present study was Elderly persons who used walking, visual or hearing aids were not excluded. A frail elderly individual is someone who exhibits three or more such components, while individuals with one or two components are classified as pre-frail, and have twice the risk of becoming frail.

Functional capacity of elderly persons treated at the HUJBB geriatric outpatient clinic by frailty group. There were no differences between subjects older or younger than 75 years old. Qualidade de vida e fatores associados em idosos dependentes em uma cidade do interior do Nordeste. Original Articles Evaluation of frailty, functional capacity and quality of life of the elderly in geriatric outpatient clinic of a university hospital.

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An important finding was the similarity of FC and QOL results between PF and NF elderly persons, or in other words those at risk of developing frailty had the same scores as elderly individuals without this risk, indicating that preventive interventions can be extremely effective even among pre-frail elderly persons. The functional and cognitive status was normal in 73 and Although the presence of comorbidities not mean frailty, it may indicate higher chances for the development of the syndrome by altering the health status of the elderly individudal.

Early identification of the predictive characteristics that define the syndrome allows the creation of measures that improve the Manuall of the elderly person and avoid adverse events, thereby preventing, slowing or stopping the progression of frailty, by improving the care of the elderly.


Rev Bras Geriatr Gerontol [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. Compared to other Brazilian studies, the degree of frailty was relatively high among the elderly population studied. Rio Grande do Norte: Among case mix classifications, the best for hospitalized elders is the Resource Utilization Groups RUG system, which allows a better location of patients, resource administration mqnual the design of health care strategies for elderly people. Braz J Phys Ther ;17 4: Geriatrja highest criteria of phenotype were muscle weakness and physical inactivity.

Most elders admitted to the hospital are classified in the superior categories of the RUG-T18 system and have severe mental and functional limitations.

On the other hand, the lowest score was associated with social participationsimilar to the findings of Torres et al. Caracteristicas de las caidas en el adulto mayor que vive en la comunidad by Gisela Gonzalez C.

Instead, the focus was aimed at the reports of the elderly persons themselves in relation to their health and well-being.

However, in the above study 9 the average age was higher and caregiver reports were considered, which may have influenced the results and caused them to differ from the present findings. Prevision y preparacion para la etapa de la jubilacion by Alicia Forttes Bustamante 2 editions published in in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Although literature has identified a relationship between a history of falls and frailty, 33 this was not observed in this sample, as there was no difference between the F, PF and NF groups.

Power M, Schmidt S. Cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study.