Getting a grip on aging

Huang, Allen R.
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p423
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the importance of conducting studies that measures the handgrip strength and mortality of older patients. The author notes that the study made by C. H. Y. Ling and colleagues provide signs to the biologic behavior of the elderly, and served as a basis in identifying the health care system needed to deal with the rapid growth of the age group. The author says that handgrip strength test should be done by clinicians to direct suitable medical services for them.


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