Functional disability in activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living among Nepalese Newar elderly.

@article{Chalise2008FunctionalDI,
  title={Functional disability in activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living among Nepalese Newar elderly.},
  author={Hom Nath Chalise and Tami Saito and Ichiro Kai},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 4},
  pages={394-6}
}
Physical function is recognized as an important indicator of health in older people and many studies have been undertaken. With increasing age, objectively measured health and functional status decline, physical and cognitive capacities decrease, and the number of chronic diseases and the extent of disability in performing daily activities increases… CONTINUE READING