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Synonyms for frailty

Synonyms for frailty

Synonyms for frailty

the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

moral weakness


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The Elderly Frailty Unit will provide an older people's short stay unit so that they can be reviewed in hospital and appropriate care initiated, rather than admitting them to a hospital ward.
Jane has been especially effective in ensuring that patients are quickly transferred from the Frailty team on to her district nursing caseload, releasing the Frailty practitioners to accelerate hospital discharges and prevent hospital admissions, thereby allowing unwell patients to remain in the community to receive the care they need.
The frailty assessment aids in determining whether the procedure is likely to improve the individual's long-term outcome, or if instead, multiple converging limitations unrelated to the cardiac condition are pushing the patient toward early functional losses and mortality from noncardiovascular causes.
The new data reinforce walking speed as a useful measure of frailty, says the comment, and remind us that there is no such thing as an average older person when it comes to blood pressure.
Frailty and risk of falls, fracture, and mortality in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures.
The benefits of physical activity in terms of preventing physical disability still persist in older adults who are already experiencing symptoms of frailty,' said senior study author Roger Fielding of Tufts University in Boston.
Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt AM said the Australian Government-funded Frailty in Community Dwelling Older People Using Frailty Screening as the Canary in the Coal Mine study outlines a life-changing opportunity.
11 ( ANI ): According to a study, following Mediterranean diet - which includes fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts - may reduce the risk of frailty in older adults.
There is a high incidence of metabolic syndrome among aging frailty subjects, and both are characterized by a pro-inflammatory state which LMSCs are intended to reduce.
The team of three specialist paramedics from the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) in Melrose played a key role in introducing frailty screening for the over-65s on their way to hospital.
Previous smoking was not associated with greater frailty risk.
Many studies have looked at the benefits of physical activity on health, although little data exists on sedentary behavior and the risk of death linked to levels of frailty (a state of diminished physiological reserve that increases the risk for poor health outcomes).
On why critics love to focus on his hair, Aguirre said 'my hair is the frailty of my scalp, it is the frailty of my genes, there is nothing that can be done about it.
M2 PHARMA-September 7, 2017-Longeveron Treats First Patient in Trial of Stem Cell Therapy for Aging Frailty
Already-completed studies show that people with HIV run a higher risk of both frailty (2) and disability (3,4) than HIV-negative people.