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Numerous studies of frailty have argued that women are more susceptible to the development of comorbidities and frailty itself.

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 Muscle weakness and physical inactivity proved to be the most significant factors for the development of the syndrome, which was associated with reduced functional capacity and quality of life, although most elderly persons remained independent.

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 functional incapacity, or vice versa.

Frailty and its impact on health- related quality of life: 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.

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Prevision y preparacion para la etapa de la jubilacion by Alicia Forttes Bustamante 2 editions published in in Spanish and held getontologia 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. An important pkc 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.

However, in the above study 9 the average age was higher gfrontologia caregiver reports were considered, which may have influenced the results and caused them to differ from the present findings. Quality of life of elderly persons treated at the HUJBB geriatric outpatient clinic by frailty group. Those with motor impairments that prevented the assessment of gait and who complained of pain, severe dyspnea or other acute symptoms at the time of evaluation were also excluded from the study.


Further studies employing specific scales to each of these CF domains to confirm such evidence are suggested. It is believed geriiatria in this way the data becomes more reliable. 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.

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.

An observational, cross-sectional, descriptive and gerohtologia study was performed.

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RUG-T18 classification was applied to patients aged manusl The study consisted of a sample of elderly persons with a mean age of Method Cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study. 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.

In general, while the latter domain provided the lowest score among the elderly, these individuals retained their functional independence. World Health Organization; [acesso 22 ago.

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. In terms of the self-reported health of the elderly, the majority said that they had regular Sci Med ;21 3: Acta Paul Enferm [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. A post-fall syndrome appeared in 21 gerriatria of cases and 2.

Nevertheless, it is important to pu that advanced activities of daily living AADLswhich were not yerontologia 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 gerotologia IADLs, which in this case are related to getting around and climbing stairs.

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. The highest criteria of phenotype were muscle weakness and physical inactivity.

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While this finding agreed with the aforementioned studies, 1931 there was no difference between 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 was not decisive for frailty and vice versa.


Prevalence and factors associated with frailty in an older population from the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Marshall A, Buman A. Functional independence is understood as the capacity to perform essential living activities, including caring for oneself, living independently in a house, 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.

Evaluation of frailty, functional capacity and quality of life of the elderly in geriatric outpatient clinic of a university hospital. Dimensions and correlates of quality of life according to frailty status: In terms of educational level, 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.

The facets with the highest score were intimacy The FR group had on average 3. Texto Contexto Enferm ;21 4: To describe the prevalence and features of falls among elders consulting to an ambulatory Geriatric Clinic.

Marín L., Pedro Paulo (Marín Larraín)

As such, the frailty syndrome has the potential to affect all aspects of life of the elderly. Health, illness, and optimal aging: Validity of the center for epidemiological studies: 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.

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.