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Type: Artigo
Title: Influence Of Frailty Phenotype Items On Functional Capacity And Falls Occurrence In Frail Community-dwelling Older Adults Analysis Of Fibra Study
Author: Da Silva S.L.A.
Viana J.U.
Neri A.L.
Ferriolli E.
Lourenço R.A.
Dias R.C.
Abstract: Items of frailty phenotype and frailty load can differently influence functional capacity and risk of falls in frail older adults. Methods: The FIBRA study is a cross-sectional, multicentric, and multidisciplinary investigation of 617 community-dwelling older adults from Brazil considered frail by the frailty phenotype. Results and Conclusion: Functional capacity for basic activities of daily living was different for those older adults positive at gait slowness (P =.002); for instrumental activities of daily living differences occurred for 4 positive items; for falls differences appeared only for gait slowness (P =.30). As older adults are considered frail, frailty load is not strongly associated with functional capacity and falls occurrence. © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.
Subject: Accidental Falls
Frail Older Adults
Functional Capacity
Population Characteristics
Regression Analysis
Editor: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Citation: Topics In Geriatric Rehabilitation. Lippincott Williams And Wilkins, v. 32, n. 2, p. 74 - 80, 2016.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1097/TGR.0000000000000096
Date Issue: 2016
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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