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Analysis of FC found that Untangling the concepts of disablity, frailty and comorbidity: Original Articles Evaluation of frailty, functional capacity and quality of life of the elderly in geriatric outpatient clinic of a university hospital.

Rev Bras Geriatr Gerontol ;14 4: Finally, level of physical activity was measured by the short version of geriwtria International Physical Gerontologis Questionnaire IPAQgeriaria adapted for Brazilian elderly individuals, 16 with a time of minutes or less per week spent in moderate and intense activities counting towards a definition of frailty.

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 the study. There were no differences between subjects older or younger than 75 years old. There was a correlation between FC and QOL in the PF and Gegontologia groups, showing that being functionally independent is a good determinant of both the physical and mental aspects of quality of life.

Daily life activities showed that help was required for sphincter control in 46 per cent of patients, for feeding in 44 per cent and for mobilization in 64 per cent 28 per cent of patients required help from two or more people.

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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.


Persons aged 60 years or more were surveyed about the number of falls in the preceding six months, the characteristics and consequences of each gerontollogia.

Texto Contexto Enferm ;21 4: Geriatric assessment showed that, sincethe proportion of elders with greater functional derangement increased from 18 to 28 per cent, and the proportion of those with mental disturbances from 4 to 12 per cent, specially among those over 75 years old.

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Quality of life of elderly persons treated at the HUJBB geriatric outpatient clinic by frailty group. The prevalence of frailty identified in the present study was The clinical classification of assessed patients was rehabilitation in The binomial test was used to verify age and comorbidities between the groups. Rev Bras Cineantropom Desempenho Hum gerontologiq 6: Gerontolobia aging, which is a major phenomenon in Brazil, is related to an increase in chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes, such as the syndrome of frailty.

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. The facets with the highest score were intimacy Caidas en ed ancianos: 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 and the design of health care strategies for elderly people.

Prevalence and factors associated with frailty in an older population from the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Dimensions and correlates of quality of life according to frailty status: The domains with getontologia highest score in the evaluation of QOL were intimacy and death and dying. Elderly persons who used walking, visual or hearing aids were not excluded.

Falls among elders occur mainly outside of home, in subjects older than 75 years old, functionally dependent and with an important involvement of extrinsic factors. The mean age of the three groups was similar.


Modificaciones en el aparato cardiovascular by Sandra Braun Jones 1 edition luc in in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide.

Muscle weakness and physical inactivity were most striking in the development of frailty, which was associated with worse QOL and FC, despite most seniors be independent.

Acta Paul Enferm [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. Furthermore, it is an event whose effects extend beyond the elderly themselves, placing a burden on relatives and gerontollogia, and resulting in high health service costs. Muscle strength was measured by grip strength of the dominant hand measured with Saehan Geriztria 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.

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Frailty in older adults: This study was limited by the exclusion of elderly people with cognitive impairment, which is considered a factor for the development of the syndrome of frailty. Muscle weakness and physical inactivity proved to be the most significant factors for geriqtria development of the syndrome, which was associated with reduced functional capacity and quality of life, although most elderly persons remained independent.

Biopsychosocial characteristics were recorded and the Tinetti gait and balance test was performed in all patients reporting falls. Among the phenotype criteria, slowness mahual gait is the factor that most affects the physical component of QOL, while fatigue most influences the emotional component.