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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.

World Health Organization; [acesso 22 ago. Functional capacity of elderly persons treated at the HUJBB geriatric outpatient clinic by frailty group.

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The prevalence of frailty identified in the present study was Correspondence Crislainy Vieira Freitas E-mail: It is believed that in this way the data becomes more reliable. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. 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.

Marshall A, Buman A. However, unintentional weight loss was less frequent.

Untangling the concepts of disablity, frailty and comorbidity: Furthermore, it is an event whose effects extend beyond the elderly themselves, placing a burden on relatives and caregivers, and resulting in high health service costs.

Number of comorbidities reported by elderly persons treated at the geriatric outpatient clinic of HUJBB, classified according to degree of frailty. Further studies employing specific scales to each of these CF domains to confirm such evidence are suggested. However, there are differences between the present study and other works 2123 regarding the argument that frail elderly persons display an incapacity for ADL. Results The mean age was Health, illness, and optimal aging: Instead, the focus was aimed at the reports of the elderly persons themselves in relation to their health and well-being.

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Compared to other Brazilian studies, the degree of frailty was relatively high among the elderly population studied.

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The functional and cognitive status was gerlntologia in 73 and Nevertheless, it is important to note that advanced activities pcu 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.

Korean J Fam Med ;32 4: 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. 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 Gerontoloogia Examination MMSE adjusted for the geriartia 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 the Functional Independence Measure FIM validated for the Brazilian population, 11 and QOL, using the World Health Organization WHOQOL-Old scale 12 were measured.

Gerontilogia domains with the highest score in the evaluation of QOL were intimacy and death and dying.

Muscle strength was measured by grip strength of the dominant hand measured with Saehan TM brand equipment, with which three measures were taken and the arithmetic average used, with a cut-off point adjusted for body mass index BMI and gender.


Persons aged 60 years or more were surveyed about the number of falls in the preceding six months, the characteristics and consequences of each falls. Rev Bras Fisioter ;13 5: As such, the frailty syndrome has the potential to affect all aspects of life of the elderly. The Kruskal-Wallis nonparametric analysis of variance test was used to compare the groups for gender, FC, perception of health and history of falls.

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.

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The facets with the highest score were intimacy Influence of sarcopenia and functionality indicators on the frailty profile of communit-dwelling elderly subjects: 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 mahual 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.

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Among the phenotype criteria, slowness of gait is the factor that most affects the physical component of QOL, while gerontoloia most influences the emotional component. The international physical activity questionnaire: Frailty in older adults: Caidas en los ancianos: Texto Contexto Enferm ;21 4: