Resultados: 3

The role of VES-13 to identify limited life expectancy in older adults in primary healthcare settings

Rev. Esc. Enferm. USP; 55 (), 2021
ABSTRACT Objective To investigate the potential role of the Vulnerable Elders Survey to identify older adults with limited life expectancy in primary healthcare settings. Method This cross-sectional study was performed in all (nine) healthcare units in Jatai, Goiás (Brazil) from July to December 201...

Hypertension is the underlying cause of death assessed at the autopsy of individuals

Rev. Esc. Enferm. USP; 53 (), 2019
ABSTRACT Objective: To analyze hypertension and its relationship with the causes of death identified by the autopsy. Method: Cross-sectional study analyzed 356 participants belonging to the Brazilian Aging Brain Study Group, over 50 years of age, autopsied at the Sao Paulo Autopsy Service between 2004...

Validity of the Katz Index to assess activities of daily living by informants in neuropathological studies

Rev. Esc. Enferm. USP; 49 (6), 2015
Abstract OBJECTIVE To analyze the evidences of construct validity of the Katz Index for the retrospective assessment of activities of daily living (ADL) by informants, to assist neuropathological studies in the elderly. METHOD A cross-sectional study analyzed the functional ability of ADL measure by the ...