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Emma Renehan, Claudia Meyer, Rohan A. Elliott, Frances Batchelor, Catherine Said, Terry Haines and Dianne Goeman

Independence in Activities of Daily Living Scale [28] for level of independence and functional status in five daily activities—bathing, dressing, toileting, continence, and feeding. A score of 6 indicates full function, 4 indicates moderate impairment, and 2 or less indicates severe functional impairment; and

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David Russell and Jo-Ana D. Chase

status. Third, the cross-sectional research design limited our ability to examine changes in SB across time and how changes in SB relate to measures of health status and social context. SB are likely to be both a determinant and a consequence of health and functional status in later life ( Chastin

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Matthieu Dagenais, Nancy M. Salbach, Dina Brooks and Kelly K. O’Brien

: effects of aging . J Neurovirol . 2012 ; 18 ( 4 ): 331 – 338 . PubMed ID: 22207585 doi:10.1007/s13365-011-0074-x 10.1007/s13365-011-0074-x 22207585 4. Guaraldi G , Silva AR , Stentarelli C . Multimorbidity and functional status assessment . Curr Opin HIV AIDS . 2014 ; 9 ( 4 ): 386 – 397

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D. Enette Larson-Meyer, Kathleen Woolf and Louise Burke

: serum albumin, transthyretin ([TTHY], prealbumin), transferrin (TF), retinol binding protein (RBP) Reference range: Albumin 3.4–4.8 g/dL TTHY 10–40 mg/dl For RBP and TF, reference ranges determined by specific laboratory. Weight loss, muscle wasting, loss of subcutaneous fat, diminished functional

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David Geard, Peter R.J. Reaburn, Amanda L. Rebar and Rylee A. Dionigi

. Laidlaw (Eds.), Oxford handbook of clinical geropsychology (pp.  84 – 103 ). Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press . Stewart , A.L. , Greenfield , S. , Hays , R.D. , Wells , K. , Rogers , W.H. , Berry , S.D. , … Ware , J.E. ( 1989 ). Functional status and well-being of patients with

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Alon Eliakim, Bareket Falk, Neil Armstrong, Fátima Baptista, David G. Behm, Nitzan Dror, Avery D. Faigenbaum, Kathleen F. Janz, Jaak Jürimäe, Amanda L. McGowan, Dan Nemet, Paolo T. Pianosi, Matthew B. Pontifex, Shlomit Radom-Aizik, Thomas Rowland and Alex V. Rowlands

peak exercise tests on their patients ( 74 ), but also monitor physical activity with validated measures at the same time ( 75 ). Information so gained is as important as microbiology and spirometry in appreciating the evolution of functional status, limitation, and disease progression. Conclusion and

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Jennifer J. Sherwood, Cathy Inouye, Shannon L. Webb and Jenny O

year ( Payette et al., 2011 ), with loss of leg extensor peak muscle power strongly associated with fall risk, gait speed, and functional status ( Bassey et al., 1992 ; Bean et al., 2002 ; Cheng et al., 2014 ; Foldvari et al., 2000 ; Reid & Fielding, 2012 ). Early detection and treatment are

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ZhiWei Liu, Ting Chen, Mingkang Shen, Kai Li, ChunJie Ma, Antonnette Ketlhoafetse and XiangYun Liu

.A. ( 2012 ). Which body mass index (BMI) is better in the elderly for functional status? Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54 ( 1 ), 78 – 81 . PubMed ID: 21628078 doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2011.04.019 Barry , M.J. ( 2001 ). Evaluation of symptoms and quality of life in men with benign

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Sheng H. Kioh, Sumaiyah Mat, Shahrul B. Kamaruzzaman, Fatimah Ibrahim, Mas S. Mokhtar, Noran N. Hairi, Robert G. Cumming, Phyo K. Myint and Maw P. Tan

.D. , Karabetian , C. , Naugle , K. , & Buford , T.W. ( 2013 ). Obesity and diabetes as accelerators of functional decline: Can lifestyle interventions maintain functional status in high risk older adults? Experimental Gerontology, 48 ( 9 ), 888 – 897 . PubMed ID: 23832077 doi:10.1016/j.exger.2013