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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.

A total of Frailty in older adults: After signing a Free and Informed Consent Form FICFthe elderly persons geriayria fit for the study responded to an interview containing ggeriatria 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 puf proposed by Fried et al 8 Functional Capacity FCusing the Functional Independence Measure FIM validated for the Brazilian population, 11 and QOL, using the World Health Organization WHOQOL-Old scale 12 were measured.

However, gerintologia are differences between the present study and other works 2123 regarding the argument that frail elderly persons display an incapacity for ADL. Epidemiologia e o Envelhecimento no Brasil.

Acta Paul Enferm [Internet] [acesso em 20 jun. Sampling was carried out by the convenience method and included elderly men and women aged 60 years or older who attended the geriatric clinic of the HUJBB between June and September Number of comorbidities reported by elderly persons treated at the geriatric outpatient clinic of HUJBB, classified according to degree of frailty. Fisioter Pesqui ;16 2: 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.


In fact, either situation can occur, depending on the context and the life history of the elderly. Geriqtria results of the present study support the conclusion that elderly persons can remain independent, even when already at risk of developing frailty, or when already considered frail, as only three of elderly persons here presented minimal dependence.

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The prevalence of frailty identified in the present study was Analysis of FC found that However, unintentional weight loss was less frequent. Qualidade de vida do idoso: To report the results of RUG-T18 classification of elderly patients admitted to an university hospital. The study consisted of a sample of elderly persons with a mean age of Modificacion en el aparato osteoarticular by Sergio Jacobelli Gabrielli 1 edition published in in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide.

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.

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Only 95 elderly persons were assessed for QOL, as interviews that were incomplete or where there was intrusion by companions were excluded. There were no differences between subjects older or younger than 75 years old. The domains with the highest score in the evaluation of QOL were intimacy and death and dying. Although the presence of comorbidities not mean frailty, it may indicate higher chances for the development of the geriatfia by altering the health status of the elderly individudal.


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.

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The FR group had on average 3. 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.

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 gerontollogia average of four people in their homes. Rev Bras Geriatr Gerontol ;14 4: 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.

Korean J Fam Med ;32 4: Braz J Phys Ther ;17 4: Power M, Schmidt S.