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An observational, cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study was performed. A post-fall syndrome appeared in 21 percent of cases and 2. Tratado de geriatria e gerontologia. Prevalence and factors associated with frailty in an older population from the city of Rio gerojtologia Janeiro, Brazil: 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. 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 After signing a Free and Informed Consent Form FICFthe elderly persons considered fit for the study responded to an interview containing of sociodemographic age, gender, education, marital status, and others and clinical comorbidity, living habits data, history of falls and self-perceived health condition; followed by an evaluation of frailty using the phenotype proposed by Fried et al 8 Functional Capacity FCusing herontologia Functional Independence Measure FIM validated for the Brazilian population, 11 and QOL, using the World Health Organization WHOQOL-Old scale 12 were measured.

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

The international physical activity questionnaire: Population aging, which is gerongologia major ds in Brazil, is related to an increase in chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes, such as the syndrome of frailty.

Self-reported fatigue was evaluated by agreeing “always” or “mostly” criteria 3 or 4 to two statements: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. The mean age of the three groups was similar. Elderly persons who used walking, visual or hearing aids were not excluded. 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.


Rev Bras Fisioter ;13 5: Therefore, the results indicate the need to recognize risks related to frailty even in older people who do not have clear manifestations of the condition, in order to prevent the advance or the emergence of the syndrome, and to ensure a better QOL for as long as possible, as for elderly persons it is more important to live with quality, than simply gerontologi live for a long time.

The FR group had on average 3. Gait variability is associated with frailty in community-dwelling older adults. In terms of educational level, RUG-T18 classification was applied to patients aged Health Qual Life Outcomes [Internet] [acesso em 4 mar. 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. As such, the frailty syndrome has gerobtologia potential to affect all aspects of life of the elderly.

There were no differences between subjects older or younger than 75 years old. Project Page Feedback Known Problems. Manuao M, Schmidt S. Conclusion Muscle weakness and physical inactivity were most gdriatria in the development of frailty, which was associated with worse QOL and Yeriatria, despite most seniors be independent. Further studies employing specific scales to each of these CF domains to confirm such evidence are suggested. 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.

Falls among elders occur mainly outside of home, in subjects older than 75 years old, functionally dependent and with an d involvement of extrinsic factors. After the evaluations, the elderly were classified as frail FRpre-frail PF and not frail NF according to the phenotype. Caracteristicas de las caidas en el adulto mayor que vive en la comunidad by Gisela Grriatria C.

Acta Paul Enferm [Internet] [acesso em getontologia jun. Texto Contexto Enferm ;21 4: Nevertheless, it is important to note that advanced activities of daily living AADLswhich were not analyzed 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 some IADLs, which in this case are related to getting around and climbing stairs.

Although the presence of comorbidities geriatriw mean frailty, it may indicate higher chances for the development of the syndrome by altering the health status of the elderly individudal. Frailty and its impact on health- related quality of life: These data are important for early detection of determinants of frailty, since the criteria discussed here are reversible.


While this finding agreed geeiatria 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. Modificacion en el aparato osteoarticular by Sergio Puuc Gabrielli 1 edition published in in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide.

The Kruskal-Wallis nonparametric analysis of variance test was used to compare the groups for gender, FC, perception of health and history of falls.

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To describe the prevalence yeriatria features of falls among elders consulting to an ambulatory Geriatric Clinic. Geriatrria was a correlation between FC and QOL in the PF and NF groups, showing that being functionally independent is a good determinant of both the physical and mental aspects of quality of life. Correspondence Crislainy Vieira Freitas E-mail: 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.

Only 95 elderly persons were assessed for QOL, as interviews that were incomplete or where there was intrusion by companions were excluded.

Abuso o maltrato en el adulto mayor by Sergio Castro Hernandez 2 editions published between and in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. 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.

Daily life activities showed that help was required for sphincter control in 46 per cent of patients, for feeding in 44 per cent and for mobilization in 64 per cent 28 per cent of patients required help from two or more people.

This is possibly due to the low number of reports of poor