Laércio Lima Luz

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This study aims to assess the psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the TFI, an instrument that identifies frailty in elderly individuals. We interviewed 219 individuals aged 60 or older, living in the community. Individuals were predominantly female (52.5%) and mean age was 70.5 (±7.9) years. In order to assess test-retest reliability, 101(More)
BACKGROUND The increase of the elderly population and the high prevalence of chronic diseases have contributed to the increasing importance of functional ability as a global public health problem. This study aimed to assess functional capacity in institutionalized elders, as well as undertake an exploratory analysis of its associated factors. METHODS This(More)
This study aims to assess the psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the Vulnerable Elders Survey-13 (VES-13). Interviews were carried out with individuals aged 60 years and over receiving care at an ambulatory cancer centre. Test-retest reliability was assessed using the Spearman correlation coefficient, intraclass correlation coefficients and(More)
Psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the Vulnerable Elders Survey-13 (VES-13) Propriedades psicométricas da versão brasileira do instrumento Vulnerable Elders Survey-13 (VES-13) Propiedades psicométricas de la versión brasileña del instrumento Vulnerable Elders Survey-13 (VES-13) Abstract This study aims to assess the psychometric properties(More)
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