Cardiac Structure and Function and Dependency in the Oldest Old

  title={Cardiac Structure and Function and Dependency in the Oldest Old},
  author={David Leibowitz and Jeremy M Jacobs and Irit Stessman-Lande and Aharon Cohen and Dan Gilon and Eliana Ein-Mor and Jochanan Stessman},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={59 8},
OBJECTIVES To examine the association between cardiac function and activities of daily living (ADLs) in an age-homogenous, community-dwelling population born in 1920 and 1921. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of a prospective cohort study. SETTING Community-dwelling elderly population. PARTICIPANTS Participants were recruited from the Jerusalem Longitudinal Cohort Study, which has followed an age-homogenous cohort of Jerusalem residents born in 1920 and 1921. Four hundred eighty-nine of… CONTINUE READING


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