Corrected arm muscle area: an independent predictor of long-term mortality in community-dwelling older adults?



Miller, Michelle D and Crotty, M and Giles, L and Bannerman, Elaine and Whitehead, Craig and Cobiac, L and Daniels, L A and Andrews, G (2002) Corrected arm muscle area: an independent predictor of long-term mortality in community-dwelling older adults? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 50 (7). pp. 1272-1277. ISSN 0002-8614

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Abstract

Older people are at risk of undernutrition because of a number of physiological conditions and lifestyle factors. The purpose of this study was to explore the predictive relationship of corrected arm muscle area (CAMA) with 8-year mortality in a representative sample of older Australians.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Dietetics, Nutrition and Biological Sciences
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2011 12:30
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2011 11:31
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2093

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