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Modificaciones en el aparato cardiovascular by Sandra Braun Jones 1 edition published in in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide. As has been described by other scientific studies, 2123 frail elderly persons ee a lower FC than non-frail elderly individuals. As such, the frailty syndrome has the potential to affect all aspects of life of the elderly.

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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.

In terms of number of comorbidities, FR elderly persons had more comorbidities than PF individuals, however, there was no significant difference when compared with the NF group, demonstrating that the severity of illness or even treatment aimed at the same may be more associated with frailty than the number of comorbidities only.

A post-fall syndrome appeared in 21 percent of cases and 2. Thus, the most important findings of the present study relate to the need to recognize the determinants of frailty, even those that are subclinical, in order to detect the emergence of this syndrome as early as possible, since the biological criteria discussed herein are reversible. The mean age of the patients with falls was The international physical activity questionnaire: Power M, Schmidt S.

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Fifty seven percent of falls occurred outside of home, and an extrinsic factor was a precipitating cause in 55 percent of the falls. How to cite this article. Sci Med ;21 3: Muscle weakness and gerontoloia inactivity proved to be the most significant factors for the development of the syndrome, which was associated with reduced functional capacity and quality of life, although most elderly persons remained independent.

Marshall A, Buman A. 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. The reduced sample size is another limitation that hinders the generalization of the results presented here geritaria other populations, and also meant that it could not be determined whether frailty can cause functional incapacity, or vice versa.

Quality of life of elderly persons treated at the HUJBB geriatric outpatient clinic by frailty group.

A negative perception of ;uc is strongly associated not only with the development of the syndrome of frailty, but also with high rates of morbidity and mortality. The functional and cognitive status was normal in 73 and It is believed that in this way the data becomes more reliable.

J Psychiatr Res ;12 1: Analysis of FC found that The clinical classification of assessed patients was rehabilitation in Self-reported fatigue was evaluated by agreeing “always” or “mostly” criteria 3 or 4 to two statements: Nevertheless, it is important to note that advanced activities of daily living AADLswhich were not analyzed in this study, are impaired earliest in life, followed by instrumental activities IADL and, lastly, basic activities of daily living BADL 26 and that the FIM scale used here places greater emphasis on BADL and some IADLs, which in this case are related to getting around and climbing stairs.

In terms of the self-reported health of the elderly, the majority said that they had regular Most elders admitted to the hospital are classified in the superior categories of the RUG-T18 system and have severe mental and functional limitations. For frailness testing, unintentional weight loss was considered the self-reporting of weight loss equal to or greater than 4.

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

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Acta Paul Enferm [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. However, there are differences between the present study and other gerongologia 2123 regarding the argument that frail elderly persons display an incapacity for ADL.

Sampling was carried out by the convenience method and included elderly men and women aged 60 years or older who attended the geriatric clinic of the HUJBB between June and September Evaluation of frailty, functional capacity and quality of life of the elderly in geriatric outpatient clinic of a university hospital. Geriatr Gerontol ;4 1: Among the PF and NF elderly, the highest mankal criteria were muscle weakness and physical inactivity, data ratified by Viana et al.

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In fact, either situation can occur, depending on the context and the life history of the elderly. The elderly persons in the FR group had lower scores than those of the other scores Figure 2. Gait variability is associated with frailty in community-dwelling older adults. Korean J Fam Med ;32 4: This is possibly due to the low number of reports of poor