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  • Jack M. Guralnik, Eleanor M. Simonsick, +5 authors Robert B. Wallace
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of gerontology
  • 1994 (First Publication: 1 March 1994)
  • BACKGROUND A short battery of physical performance tests was used to assess lower extremity function in more than 5,000 persons age 71 years and older in three communities. METHODS Balance, gait,Continue Reading
  • Linda P. Fried, Luigi Ferrucci, Jonathan D. Darer, Jeff D. Williamson, Gerard Anderson
  • Medicine
  • The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological…
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 March 2004)
  • Three terms are commonly used interchangeably to identify vulnerable older adults: comorbidity, or multiple chronic conditions, frailty, and disability. However, in geriatric medicine, there is aContinue Reading
  • Stephanie A. Studenski, Katherine W. Peters, +12 authors Maria T. Vassileva
  • Medicine
  • The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological…
  • 2014 (First Publication: 31 March 2014)
  • Background. Low muscle mass and weakness are common and potentially disabling in older adults, but in order to become recognized as a clinical condition, criteria for diagnosis should be based onContinue Reading
  • Jack M. Guralnik, Luigi Ferrucci, +6 authors Robert B. Wallace
  • Medicine
  • The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological…
  • 2000 (First Publication: 1 April 2000)
  • BACKGROUND Although it has been demonstrated that physical performance measures predict incident disability in previously nondisabled older persons, the available data have not been fully developedContinue Reading
  • Jack M. Guralnik, Richard S. Eisenstaedt, Luigi Ferrucci, Harvey G Klein, Richard C. Woodman
  • Medicine
  • Blood
  • 2004 (First Publication: 15 October 2004)
  • Clinicians frequently identify anemia in their older patients, but national data on the prevalence and causes of anemia in this population in the United States have been unavailable. Data presentedContinue Reading