All publications of “Julieth Santana Silva Lage”

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Factors associated with functional impairment of elderly patients in the emergency departments

Maria Carolina Barbosa Teixeira Lopes, Julieth Santana Silva Lage, Cássia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3327

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess the functional capacity of elderly patients in the emergency department as to Basic and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living.Methods:A cross-sectional study of 200 elderly patients admitted to the emergency department of a teaching hospital in São Paulo (SP), Brazil. The functional capacity of the elderly was assessed by the Katz index and Lawton & Brody scale. Statistical analyses were performed using analysis of variance, Bonferroni correction, χ2 test, or the likelihood ratio test.Results:Most seniors were independent (65%), and […]