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These data are important for early detection of determinants of frailty, since the criteria discussed here are reversible.

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 gerontologiq early detection or even prevention of the phenomenon of frailty. Sci Med ;21 3: Compared to other Brazilian studies, the degree of frailty was relatively high among the elderly geriattia studied.

Abuso o maltrato en el adulto mayor by Sergio Castro Hernandez 2 editions published between kanual in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Although literature has identified a relationship between a history of falls and frailty, gerontoloiga this was not observed in this sample, as there was no difference between the F, PF and NF groups. Qualidade de vida do idoso: In terms of educational level, Functional independence is understood as the capacity to perform essential living activities, including caring for oneself, living independently in a geriztria, and carrying out activities that are important for one’s QOL 4 while QOL in old age means a perception of well-being through an evaluation of to what extent an individual has realized that which is seen as important for a good life and the degree of satisfaction with what has been achieved until that moment.


On the other hand, the lowest score was associated with social participationsimilar to the findings of Torres et al. Project Page Feedback Known Problems.

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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. Services on Demand Journal.

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

Fifty seven percent of falls occurred outside of home, and an extrinsic factor was a precipitating cause in 55 percent of the falls. Analysis of FC found that Elderly individuals with cognitive conditions that would make answering questions difficult or impossible were excluded, as determined by scores below the cutoff points established by the Mini-Mental State Examination MMSE adjusted for the level of education This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.

J Bras Psiquiatr ;58 1: None had behavioral alterations.

The international physical activity questionnaire: The highest criteria of phenotype were muscle weakness and physical inactivity. Frailty and its impact on health- related quality of life: To describe the prevalence and features of falls among elders consulting to an ambulatory Geriatric Clinic.

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Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Further studies employing specific scales to each of these CF domains to confirm such evidence are suggested. In terms of degree of frailty, There were no differences between subjects older or younger than 75 years old. RUG-T18 classification was applied to patients aged 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.


Cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study. Furthermore, it pcu an event whose effects extend beyond the elderly themselves, placing a burden on relatives and caregivers, and resulting in high health service costs.

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The prevalence of frailty identified in the present study was Fisioter Pesqui ;16 2: Epidemiologia e o Envelhecimento no Brasil. However, unintentional weight loss gerontolovia less frequent.

Among the PF and NF elderly, the highest scoring criteria were muscle weakness and physical inactivity, data ratified by Viana et al. As such, the frailty syndrome has the potential to affect all aspects of life of the elderly.

The study geronyologia of a sample of elderly persons with a mean age of In terms of the self-reported health of the elderly, the majority said that they had regular 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.

Marshall A, Buman A. Dimensions and correlates of quality of life according to frailty status: A total of Texto Contexto Enferm ;22 2: