Sarcopenia assessment project in the nursing homes in Turkey


HALİL M. G. , Ulger Z., Varli M., Doventas A. , Öztürk G., Kuyumcu M. E. , ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, cilt.68, ss.690-694, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 68 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.15
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.690-694

Özet

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity (SO) are geriatric syndromes leading to physical disability, poor quality of life and death. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of sarcopenia and SO in nursing homes in Turkey and to define local disparities for diagnosing sarcopenia and SO.