Sarcopenia is a common condition in older and frail populations, and it has been associated with adverse health outcomes. However, impact of sarcopenia on mortality in hospitalized older adults has rarely been evaluated. Aim of the present study was to investigate the association between sarcopenia and mortality during hospital stay and at 1 year after discharge in older individuals admitted to acute care wards.
|Numero di pagine||8|
|Rivista||THE JOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY. SERIES A, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND MEDICAL SCIENCES|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2014|
- Acute care
- Aged, 80 and over
- Multicenter Studies as Topic
- Physical performance