Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Utility of Psoas Muscle Assessment in Predicting Frailty in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Table 1

Reported Edmonton Frail Scale, adapted from Hilmer et al. [18].

DomainItem0 point1 point2 points

CognitionPredrawn circle. Add the numbers in the correct positions to make a clock then place the hands to indicate a time of ten after elevenNo errorsMinor errorsMajor errors
General healthIn the past year, how many times have you been admitted to a hospital?01-2>2
In general, how would you describe your health?Good/ excellentFairPoor
Functional independenceWith how many of the following activities do you require help?
(i) meal preparation
(ii) shopping
(iii) transportation
(iv) telephone
(v) housekeeping
(vi) laundry
(vii) managing money
(viii) taking medications
0-12–4>4
Social supportWhen you need help, can you count on someone who is willing and able to meet your needs?AlwaysSometimesNever
Medication useAre you on five or more different prescription medications on a regular basis?NoYes
At times, do you forget to take your prescription medications?NoYes
NutritionHave you recently lost weight such that your clothing has become looser?NoYes
MoodDo you often feel sad or depressed?NoYes
ContinenceDo you have a problem with losing control of urine when you do not want to?NoYes
Functional PerformanceTwo weeks ago, were you able to:
Do heavy work around the house like washing windows, walls, or floors without help?YesNo
Walk up and down stairs to the second floor without help?YesNo
Walk 1 km without help?YesNo

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