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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27362592/impact-of-frailty-and-other-geriatric-syndromes-on-clinical-management-and-outcomes-in-elderly-patients-with-non-st-segment-elevation-acute-coronary-syndromes-rationale-and-design-of-the-longevo-sca-registry
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Oriol Alegre, Albert Ariza-Solé, María T Vidán, Francesc Formiga, Manuel Martínez-Sellés, Héctor Bueno, Juan Sanchís, Ramón López-Palop, Emad Abu-Assi, Àngel Cequier
The incidence of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is high in the elderly. Despite a high prevalence of frailty and other aging-related variables, little information exists about the optimal clinical management in patients with coexisting geriatric syndromes. The aim of the LONGEVO-SCA registry (Impacto de la Fragilidad y Otros Síndromes Geriátricos en el Manejo y Pronóstico Vital del Anciano con Síndrome Coronario Agudo sin Elevación de Segmento ST) is to assess the impact of aging-related variables on clinical management, prognosis, and functional status in elderly patients with ACS...
July 2016: Clinical Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25741658/screening-for-frailty-in-older-adults-using-a-self-reported-instrument
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Daniella Pires Nunes, Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte, Jair Lício Ferreira Santos, Maria Lúcia Lebrão
OBJECTIVE To validate a screening instrument using self-reported assessment of frailty syndrome in older adults. METHODS This cross-sectional study used data from the Saúde, Bem-estar e Envelhecimento study conducted in Sao Paulo, SP, Southeastern Brazil. The sample consisted of 433 older adult individuals (≥ 75 years) assessed in 2009. The self-reported instrument can be applied to older adults or their proxy respondents and consists of dichotomous questions directly related to each component of the frailty phenotype, which is considered the gold standard model: unintentional weight loss, fatigue, low physical activity, decreased physical strength, and decreased walking speed...
2015: Revista de Saúde Pública
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