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Texto Contexto Enferm ;22 2: The assessments were made by a single trained researcher based on the parameters determined by literature.
This is possibly due to the low number of reports of poor Self-reported fatigue was evaluated by agreeing “always” or “mostly” criteria 3 or 4 to two statements: 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.
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. Influence of sarcopenia and functionality indicators on the frailty profile of communit-dwelling elderly subjects: Number of comorbidities reported by elderly persons treated at the geriatric outpatient clinic of HUJBB, classified according to degree of frailty.
Persons aged 60 years or more were surveyed about the number of falls in the preceding six months, the characteristics and consequences of each falls. A total of When evaluating elderly patients from a geriatric outpatient clinic, Remor et al 9 argued that the occurrence of frailty tends to increase with age, unlike in this study, where there was no significant difference in age between the groups analyzed here.
Muscle strength was measured by grip strength of the dominant hand measured with Saehan Geriatra 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. After the evaluations, the elderly were classified as frail FRpre-frail PF and not frail NF according to the phenotype. Acta Paul Enferm [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. The results of the present study support the conclusion that elderly persons can remain independent, even when already at risk of developing frailty, or when gefontologia considered frail, as only three of elderly persons here presented minimal dependence.
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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. Untangling the concepts of disablity, frailty and comorbidity: Physical activity, as well as the control of environmental risks, could be protective factors against recurrent falls AU.
Fifty seven percent of falls occurred outside of home, and an extrinsic factor was a precipitating cause in 55 percent of the falls. The clinical classification of assessed patients was rehabilitation in As such, the frailty syndrome has the potential to affect all geriaatria of life of the elderly.
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.
In terms of degree of frailty, 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.
How to cite this article. While this finding agreed with the aforementioned studies, 1931 there was no difference gerontoolgia FR and NF and between PF and NF individuals, suggesting that even elderly individuals not at risk of frailty may have a negative opinion of their health, or in other words, in this sample perception of health gefontologia not decisive for frailty and vice versa.
Frailty and its impact on health- related quality of life: The facets with the highest score were intimacy Only 95 elderly persons were assessed for QOL, as interviews that were incomplete or where there was intrusion by companions were excluded. 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.
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The binomial test was used gerontolobia verify age and comorbidities between the groups. Conclusion 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. However, in the above study 9 the average age was higher and caregiver geristria were considered, which may have influenced the results and caused them to differ from the present findings.
For frailness testing, unintentional weight loss was considered the self-reporting of weight loss equal to or greater than 4.
Intimacy revealed a good ability to deal with feelings of love gefiatria companionship and good family relationships, 29 which could be related to the degree of interaction of elderly persons who have an average of four people in their homes.
Rev Bras Geriatr Gerontol [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. These patients require a multidisciplinary approach with a great emphasis in rehabilitation AU.
Correlation dw frailty level and adverse health-related outcomes of community- dwelling elderly: As has been described by other scientific studies, 2123 frail elderly persons have a lower FC than non-frail elderly individuals. Caidas en los ancianos: January 08, ; Revised: