frailty


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A state of delicacy or weakness which encompasses age-related fragility, in particular osteoporosis

frailty

Vox populi A state of delicacy or weakness which, which encompasses age-related fragility, in particular osteoporosis. See FICSIT, Osteoporosis.

frailty

Weakness, fragility, lack of balance or endurance, sarcopenia, immobility, and wasting.
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The BBA mandated that Medicare capitated payments to PACE MCOs be adjusted to account for the comparative frailty of PACE enrollees.
Assisted living facilities are, after all, not all that different from nursing homes in terms of their customers' frailty.
This conflict on top of the stress of Nijinsky's fame probably added to "the accelerating frailty of imaginative limits under an abrasion of forced physical and emotional pressures," in Lincoln Kirstein's words.
If pre-frail people can be identified by GPs or public health nurses then it may be possible to help them before frailty leads to disability and loss of independence.
She added: "I am delighted to be able to make this announcement today, particularly as the Gwent frailty programme is such a worthwhile project delivering results that make such a difference.
PARIS and NEW YORK, JULY 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "People are actually more afraid of frailty than they are of dying," says Dr.
At baseline, none of the participants were frail, nor did they have other illnesses that increase inflammation markers or mimic frailty, reported Dr.
Look for your own frailty, not to the frailty of others and keep your busy-bodying to yourself.
In part, the report said, the fatality rate is due to older people's increased frailty.
It penetrates a universe that's called the human being and that, despite its frailty and shortcomings, possesses a surprising nobility.
Newspaper reports about the pope's frailty are often illustrated by pictures of him with his eyes closed and his head in his hands," notes the London-based Tablet (May 27, 2000).
During the making of the piece, Forsythe's wife, Tracy-Kai Maier, died of cancer at the tragically early age of thirty-two; it must have impacted here, this rage against mortality, the ultimate frailty of the human body, for even that strongest and most glorious of humans, the dancer.