Gul Mete Civelek

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Frailty is one of the geriatric syndromes and has an important relationship with mortality and morbidity. The aim of this study is to present the characteristics, prevalence, and related factors of frailty in older adults in our country. The study included 1126 individuals over 65 years of age from 13 centers. Frailty was evaluated using the Fried Frailty(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of vitamin D deficiency on muscle strength and quality of life in postmenopausal women. METHODS Self-sufficient, community-dwelling, postmenopausal women over 55 years old attending the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation outpatient clinic were included in the study. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels below 20(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to find prevalence and severity of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and detect effect of FMS and RLS coexistance on quality of sleep and life. METHODS In this study, presence and severity of RLS were detected in patients with FMS and Pitsburgh Sleep Quality Index(More)
Breast-cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) is a common complication of breast cancer treatment. Informing patients about BCRL can contribute to decrease their risk of developing the condition or prevent it from progressing further. In order to educate patients about BCRL effectively, clinical knowledge of clinicians must be adequate. In study, we aimed to(More)
BACKGROUND Ideomotor apraxia (IMA) is characterized by the inability to correctly imitate hand gestures and voluntarily pantomime tool use. The relationship between IMA and characteristics of stroke has not been totally elucidated. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to find out associations between presence of IMA and stroke etiology, site of the lesions,(More)
[Purpose] Osteoporosis is an inflammatory disease, and platelets play a critical role in bone remodeling. Mean platelet volume has been shown to be influenced by inflammation. Our aim was to evaluate the relationship between mean platelet volume and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. [Subjects and Methods] The records of female patients who had(More)
[Purpose] The aim of this study was to assess the medical complications in first-time ischemic stroke patients, to identify the factors related to occurrence of complications. [Subjects and Methods] First-time ischemic stroke patients (n=81) admitted to a tertiary level inpatient rehabilitation center during a 5 year period were included in the study. The(More)
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