Nutritional status and related risk factors which may lead to functional decline in community-dwelling Turkish elderly


AKIN S., Safak E. D. , Coban S. A. , MUCUK S., Kiris Y., ÖZTÜRK A., ...More

EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE, vol.5, no.5, pp.294-297, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eurger.2014.08.008
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.294-297
  • Keywords: Poor nutrition, Elderly, Community-dwelling, OLDER-ADULTS, MALNUTRITION, PEOPLE, DEPRESSION, COMORBIDITIES, POLYPHARMACY, SARCOPENIA, SCALE

Abstract

Purpose: The objective of this study is to assess the nutritional status in community-dwelling elderly and to describe risk factors which may cause poor nutrition related functional decline.