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ERIC Number: EJ153415
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Publication Date: 1977
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Functional Dependency in the Aged
Silberstein, Joseph; And Others
Journal of Gerontology, 32, 2, 222-226, Mar 77
The development of functional dependency in functionally independent aged in a community was observed by Public Health Nurses over a period of five years. Among the 138 survivors observed for five years the emergence of functional dependency was slow. The five-year risk of becoming functionally dependent was highest in Self-Care. (Author)
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