The frailty syndrome is defined as unintentional weight and muscle loss, exhaustion, and declines in grip strength, gait speed, and activity. Evidence with respect to the clinical definition, epidemiology, mechanisms, interactions, assessment, prevention, and treatment of frailty in the older adult is reviewed.
|Number of pages||54|
|Journal||Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics|
|State||Published - Oct 2011|
- older adult