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Comparison of four sarcopenia screening tools in nursing home residents

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
M Yang et al.
Used Parameters : SMI

Publication Year : 2018

Country : China

Journal : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research

Background Several screening tools have been developed for identifying sarcopenia in elderly nursing home residents. Objective To compare the diagnostic accuracy of four sarcopenia screening tools in nursing homes: Mini Sarcopenia Risk Assessment full version (MSRA-7) and short version (MSRA-5), SARC-F, and SARC-F combined with calf circumference (SARC-CalF). Methods Elderly nursing home residents (aged≥ 65 years) were recruited. Four common diagnostic criteria (EWGSOP, AWGS, IWGS, and FNIH) were …
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