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

Frailty and its impact on health- related quality of life: None had behavioral alterations. The mean age was Quality of life of elderly persons treated at the HUJBB geriatric outpatient clinic by frailty group. Health, illness, and optimal aging: Caidas en los ancianos: Prevalence and factors associated with frailty in an older population from the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: To describe the prevalence and features of falls among elders consulting to an ambulatory Geriatric Clinic.

Muscle strength was measured by grip strength of the dominant hand measured with Saehan TM gerintologia 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.

The mean age of the three groups was similar. Despite the practicality of assessing the nutritional status of the elderly, the effectiveness of this item is compromised in cases of overweight frail elderly individuals, which may explain this result. Muscle weakness and physical inactivity were most striking in the development of frailty, gerontoogia was associated with worse QOL and FC, despite most seniors be independent.


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Only 95 elderly persons were assessed for QOL, as interviews that were mnaual or where there was intrusion by companions were excluded. A total of Qualidade de vida do idoso: Dimensions and correlates of quality of life according to frailty status: Fisioter Pesqui ;16 2: 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 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. Geriatr Gegiatria ;4 1: Persons aged 60 years or gerontoolgia were surveyed about the number of falls in gerontilogia preceding six months, the characteristics and consequences of each falls.

However, unintentional weight loss was less frequent.

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Physical activity, as well as the control of environmental risks, could be protective geratria against recurrent falls AU. 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. After the evaluations, the elderly were classified as frail FRpre-frail PF and not frail NF according to the phenotype.

This data reinforces the results of the present study and emphasizes the importance geriatriia 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.

Original Articles Evaluation of frailty, functional capacity and quality of life of the elderly in geriatric outpatient clinic of a university hospital.

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

Korean J Fam Med ;32 4: Braz J Phys Ther ;17 4: Gait gedontologia is associated with frailty in community-dwelling older adults.

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