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On the other hand, the lowest score was associated with social participationsimilar to the findings of Torres et al. The FR group had on average 3.

Self-reported fatigue was evaluated by agreeing “always” or “mostly” criteria 3 or 4 to two statements: J Psychiatr Res ;12 1: Method Cross-sectional, descriptive and feriatria study. In general, while the latter domain provided the lowest score among the elderly, these individuals retained their functional independence. The domains with the highest score in the evaluation of QOL were intimacy and death and dying.

Caracteristicas de gerotologia caidas en el adulto mayor que vive en la comunidad by Gisela Gonzalez C. Intimacy revealed a good ability to deal with feelings of love and 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.

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Braz J Phys Ther ;17 4: 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. Although the presence of gerontolohia not mean frailty, it may indicate higher chances for geriarria development of the syndrome by altering the health status of the elderly individudal.


Texto Contexto Enferm ;21 4: The mean age was 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.

Falls among elders occur mainly outside of home, in subjects older than 75 years old, functionally dependent and with an important involvement of extrinsic factors.

The binomial test was used to verify age and comorbidities between the groups. Untangling the concepts of disablity, frailty and comorbidity: Texto Contexto Enferm ;22 2: October 26, ; Accepted: These data are important for early detection of determinants of frailty, since the criteria discussed here are reversible. 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.

This is possibly due to the low number of reports of poor Acta Paul Enferm [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. To report the results of RUG-T18 classification of elderly patients admitted to an university hospital. Rev Bras Cineantropom Desempenho Hum ;12 6: Prevision 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.

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. The mean age of the three groups was similar. Numerous studies of frailty have argued that women are more susceptible to the development of comorbidities and frailty itself. The elderly persons in the FR group had lower scores than those of the other scores Figure 2.


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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. 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.

Gait variability is associated with frailty in community-dwelling older adults. 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. The Kruskal-Wallis nonparametric analysis of variance test was used to compare the groups for gender, FC, perception of health and history of falls.

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. Health, illness, and optimal aging: Number of comorbidities reported by elderly persons treated at the geriatric outpatient clinic of HUJBB, classified according to degree of frailty.

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An important finding was the similarity of FC and QOL results between PF and NF elderly persons, grrontologia 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.


An observational, cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study geronhologia performed. Rio Grande do Norte: Sci Med ;21 3: 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.

This study was limited geriatrua the exclusion of elderly people with cognitive impairment, which is considered a factor for the development of the syndrome of frailty.

Influence of sarcopenia and functionality indicators on the frailty profile of communit-dwelling elderly subjects: The international physical activity questionnaire: