['Autonometer'. Proposal of a scale to assess independence in the elderly].

  title={['Autonometer'. Proposal of a scale to assess independence in the elderly].},
  author={Teodoro Gonz{\'a}lez-P{\'e}rez and Jos{\'e} Domingo Barroso-Ribal and Antonieta Nieto-Barco and Rut Correia-Delgado and Carmen Araceli P{\'e}rez-Hern{\'a}ndez and Armando Aguirre-Ja{\'i}me},
  journal={Revista espanola de geriatria y gerontologia},
  volume={51 4},
INTRODUCTION The demographic forecast predicts an aging population in all developed countries, and this will lead to an increase of frailty in the elderly. Gerontology professionals need tools to detect frailty in advance. A test is presented for assessing multidimensional independence, consisting of a questionnaire and a test. MATERIAL AND METHOD A test of cognitive functional assessment was designed for the elderly, consisting of a questionnaire of 40 questions (Autonometro-Q) and a test of… CONTINUE READING

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