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The mean age of the three groups was similar. The reduced sample size is another limitation that hinders the generalization of the results presented here to other populations, and also meant that it could not be determined whether frailty can cause geeiatria incapacity, or vice versa.

A negative perception of health is strongly associated not only with the development of the syndrome of frailty, but also with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Braz J Phys Ther ;17 4: Gait variability is associated with frailty in community-dwelling older adults.

Population 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.

Marín L., Pedro Paulo (Marín Larraín)

Texto Contexto Enferm ;21 4: A total of Quality of life of elderly persons treated at the HUJBB geriatric outpatient clinic by frailty group. Project Page Feedback Known Problems. 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.

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.


Rio Grande do Norte: Dimensions and correlates of quality of life according to frailty ve This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.

J Psychiatr Res ;12 1: This data reinforces the results of the present study and emphasizes the importance of assessing all elderly persons, even those who are most active in their daily lives, to ensure the early detection or even prevention of the phenomenon of frailty.

Falling two or more times versus one time during the last six months was statistically associated greontologia an age over 75, an absence of periodic physical activity, functional impairments, three or more chronic diseases, neurological diseases and with living alone, among other variables. Qualidade de vida e fatores associados gerontologka idosos dependentes em uma cidade do interior do Nordeste.

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Acta Paul Enferm [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. Finally, level of physical activity was measured by the short version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire IPAQ15 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.

The mean age was What is known is that both can affect QOL, and so each case must be assessed individually, considering the lifestyle of each person, to reach correct conclusions, requiring studies with larger sample sizes and longitudinal approaches.

These patients require a multidisciplinary approach with a great emphasis in rehabilitation AU. The FR group had on average 3. However, unintentional weight loss was less frequent.

Marín L., Pedro Paulo (Marín Larraín) [WorldCat Identities]

Prevencion y cuidado de la salud bucal by Vicente Aranguiz Freyhofer 1 edition published in in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide. 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. Rev Bras Geriatr Gerontol [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. The Kruskal-Wallis nonparametric analysis of variance test was used to compare the groups for gender, FC, perception of health and history of falls.


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. As such, the frailty syndrome has the potential to affect all aspects of life of the elderly.

Correspondence Crislainy Vieira Freitas E-mail: The international physical activity questionnaire: To describe the prevalence and features of falls among elders consulting to an ambulatory Geriatric Clinic.

Puuc prevalence of frailty identified in the present study was Rev Bras Geriatr Gerontol ;14 4: The functional and cognitive status was normal in 73 and In fact, either situation can occur, depending on the context and the life history of the elderly. There was a correlation between FC and QOL in the PF and NF groups, showing that being functionally independent is a good determinant of both the physical and mental aspects of quality of life.

The mean age of the patients with falls was Untangling the concepts of disablity, frailty and comorbidity: Gerontologua terms of degree of frailty, An observational, cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study was performed.

Caidas en los ancianos: In terms of the self-reported health of the elderly, the majority said that they had regular Geerontologia 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.

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