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To examine the effects of a multicomponent frailty prevention program in community-dwelling older persons with prefrailty.
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Name: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
Frailty begins in middle life and manifests as a decline in functional fitness. We described a model for community frailty screening and factors associated with prefrailty and frailty and fitness meas...
The aims of this study were to compare the effects of a multicomponent exercise program provided at a center (CB) versus done part at home and part at a center (H+CB) on frailty status, strength, phys...
Frailty is a common geriatric syndrome of significant public health importance, yet there is limited understanding of the risk of frailty development at a population level.
Frailty has been established as a risk factor for falls, and prefrailty also seems a risk; however, few studies have focused on the association between falls and each of the five components of frailty...
Vitamin D (25OHD) plays a role in many physiological functions which decline with age, contributing to frailty and increased risk for negative health outcomes. However, whether 25OHD can be a long-ter...
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmias in clinical practice. Research investigating hospitalized patients have indicated there are deleterious effects of AF on patients be...
The aims of this study are to validate the reliability and validity of Elderly Health Questionnaire in assessing frailty risk of community-dwelling older adults.
Between 20-60% of older adults experience frailty as they age. Frailty is a clinical state of increased vulnerability resulting from aging-associated declines in biological reserve across ...
This project was designed to optimizing vitamin D status in prefrail seniors age 70+ living at home and prevent their functional decline. We test 3 arms of monthly vitamin D supplementatio...
About 18% of independent people over 65 who are evaluated in Emergency Departments for minor injuries (fractures, sprains) present some mobility decline up to 3 to 6 months postinjury. Peo...
Branch of psychiatry concerned with the provision and delivery of a coordinated program of mental health care to a specified population. The foci included in this concept are: all social, psychological and physical factors related to etiology, prevention, and maintaining positive mental health in the community.
The prevention of recurrences or exacerbations of a disease that already has been diagnosed. This also includes prevention of complications or after-effects of a drug or surgical procedure.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
Combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.
General and comprehensive nursing practice directed to individuals, families, or groups as it relates to and contributes to the health of a population. This is not an official program of a Public Health Department.