Lack of Energy and Negative Health-Related Outcomes in Nursing Home Residents: Results From the INCUR Study.

@article{Zengarini2016LackOE,
  title={Lack of Energy and Negative Health-Related Outcomes in Nursing Home Residents: Results From the INCUR Study.},
  author={Elisa Zengarini and Emiel O Hoogendijk and Mario Ulises P{\'e}rez-Zepeda and C Ruggiero and Patrizia Mecocci and Bruno Vellas and Matteo Cesari},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={
          525-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE "Lack of energy" or anergia is a common complaint associated with adverse outcomes in older people. There is a lack of knowledge on this symptom in the nursing home (NH) setting. The aim of this study was to investigate whether lack of energy was associated with hospitalization and mortality in NH residents. DESIGN Longitudinal observational cohort study. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS A total of 575 NH residents (72% women) in 13 French NHs from the Incidence of pNeumonia and related… CONTINUE READING
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