Prevalence of Sarcopenia in Geriatric Patients

2019-10-18 11:21:47 | BioPortfolio


To assess the prevalence of sarcopenia among inpatients on acute geriatrics and geriatric rehabilitation wards of a Swiss university department of geriatric medicine using the most recent diagnosis definitions from european guidelines.

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University Department of Geriatric Medicine FELIX PLATTER




University Department of Geriatric Medicine FELIX PLATTER

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