Geriatric Medicine Book



Aka: Frailty
  1. Diagnosis: Three or more of the following criteria
    1. Unintentional Weight Loss of at least 10 lb (4.5 kg) in the last year
    2. Self-reported exhaustion
    3. Weakness (decreased grip strength)
    4. Slow walking speed
    5. Low Physical Activity
  2. Management
    1. Exercise program
      1. See Exercise in the Elderly
    2. Vitamin Supplementation (controversial)
      1. Vitamin D Supplementation
      2. Protein Supplementation
  3. References
    1. Fried (2001) J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56(3): M146-56 +PMID:11253156 [PubMed]

Frailty (C0424594)

Concepts Finding (T033)
ICD10 R54
SnomedCT 248279007
Dutch geringe belastbaarheid
French Fragilité
German Gebrechlichkeit
Italian Fragilità
Portuguese Fragilidade
Spanish Estado debilitado, debilidad (hallazgo), debilidad
Japanese 虚弱, キョジャク
Czech Křehkost, slabost
English frailty (diagnosis), frailty, Frailty (finding), Frailty
Hungarian Törékenység
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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