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Validation of the Danish SARC-F in hospitalized, geriatric medical patients

Gade et al.
Used Parameters : ASMI, BMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Denmark

Journal : J Nutr Health Aging

Abstract Objectives Validation of the Danish version of the SARC-F (Strength, Assistance in walking, Rise from a chair, Climb stairs, and Falls) for hospitalized geriatric medical patients, compared against the original EWGSOP (European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People) and revised EWGSOP2 definition for sarcopenia. Additionally, investigation of the ability of SARC-F to individually identify low strength/function and muscle mass. Design Cross-sectional analysis of data from an RCT. Setting Hospital, Medical Department …
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