Aging frailty is recognized as a serious geriatric syndrome
that leads to other severe serious health conditions, such as heart disease and lung disease.
(14) The frailty concept is nowadays well-recognized as a geriatric syndrome
as well as a predictor of disability, morbidity and mortality.
is defined as a set of multifactorial conditions associated with deficits in clinical, psychosocial, and environmental domains.
Frailty is widely recognized as an important geriatric syndrome
. Frailty is a risk factor for a variety of negative health outcomes, including increased vulnerability to infections, falls, adverse drug reactions, and death.
Falls are a common geriatric syndrome
, and are multifactorial, causes including age-related comorbidities or physical impairments, but also polypharmacy, (8) factors which are also highly prevalent among HIV-infected older adults.
Frailty has been classified as a new geriatric syndrome
due to its high prevalence in the elderly population and the substantial impact it exerts on quality of life (Alexa, Ilie, Morosanu, & Voica, 2013).
Swallowing problems are often insidious and ignored in older people; dysphagia should be recognized as a geriatric syndrome
. It is important to identify this to ensure appropriate intervention and management is put into place.
Management efforts for "geriatric syndrome
" complications are being increasingly addressed (Francis & Lahaie, 2012; Inouye, Studenski, Tinettti, & Kuchel, 2007).
Scientists agree that frailty is a geriatric syndrome
characterized by the reduction of physiological reserves and resistance to stressors.
A lack of choices around what and when, not to mention in whose company, elders eat is bad for their emotional and cognitive well-being by causing sadness, cognitive inertia and reduced mental alertness that may develop into so-called minor depression and, if left untreated, the geriatric syndrome
Urinary incontinence: a neglected geriatric syndrome
in nursing facilities.
Anergia, or lack of energy, is a newly-defined geriatric syndrome
. In the study you are referring to, 61 patients with heart failure were followed for three months.