oa Modern Medicine - Wasting away of the old: can it and should it be prevented?
|Article Title||Wasting away of the old: can it and should it be prevented?|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitation Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Eastern Regional Geriatric and Medical Rehabilitation Service and University of Adelaide, South Australia|
|Publication Date||Sep 1995|
|Pages||22 - 34|
|Keyword(s)||Exercise, Geriatrics, Old patient, Physiology, Prevention and Wasting|
Weight loss among elderly people is a common problem that requires early intervention. Low bodyweight and unintentional weight loss are highly predictive of mortality and morbidity in the elderly population.
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