Postal screening can identify frailty and predict poor outcomes in older adults: longitudinal data from INTER-FRAIL study

Mossello E, Profili F, Di Bari M, et al.
Age Ageing 2016; July 2016
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Establishment of ICD-10-CM Code for Sarcopenia
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A self-reported screening tool for detecting community-dwelling older persons with frailty syndrome in the absence of mobility disability: the FiND questionnaire

In order to foster the identification of non-disabled older persons living in the community, the authors designed the Frail non-Disabled (FiND) questionnaire, which consists of five questions: two are specifically aimed at identifying individuals with mobility disability, and three assess components of the frailty syndrome: weight loss, exhaustion and sedentary behaviour.

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Physical frailty, cognitive impairment, and the risk of neurocognitive disorder in the Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Studies

The independent and combined effects of physical and cognitive domains of frailty in predicting the development of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia are not firmly established. This study by Feng et al. included cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of physical frailty (Cardiovascular Health Study criteria), cognitive impairment (Mini-Mental State Examination [MMSE]), and neurocognitive disorder (DSM-5 criteria) among 1,575 community-living Chinese older adults from the Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Studies.

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Frailty in the elderly develops as a consequence of age-related decline in many physiological systems. Between a quarter and half of people older than 85 years are estimated to be frail, and these people have a substantially increased risk of falls, disability, long-term care, and death.
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ICFSR 2017 April 27-28, 2017
The International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR 2017) will be held April 27-28, 2017. This conference on frailty in the elderly will be held at the Hotel Crowne Plaza, Barcelona, Spain.
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