PAIN AND FRAILTY IN ELDERLY FEMALES WITH OSTEOPOROSIS


KAPUCU S., ÜNVER G.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.20, no.4, pp.306-314, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.306-314

Abstract

Introduction: Most adults who live to an advanced age become frail. Although not a disease, frailty is a combination of age-related changes and associated medical problems. This descriptive study aimed to determine the pain level and frailty status of elderly females with osteoporosis.