Nutraceutics, Frailty and Polypharmacy in the Oldest Old

  • Graziano Onder Department of Geriatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, A. Gemelli Polyclinic, Rome, Italy.

Abstract

Malnutrition and nutritional problems are common in older adults. Multiple chronic disease, inflammation, cognitive and functional impairment, geriatric syndromes (including delirium, falls or chronic pain) and drug use (i.e. polypharmacy, adverse drug reactions) may play a role in the onset of malnutrition and nutritional problems.

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Published: 2015-09-30

Issue: Vol 2, Sup 1 (2015) (view)

Section: Articles

How to cite:
Onder, G. (2015). Nutraceutics, Frailty and Polypharmacy in the Oldest Old. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 2(6). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2015_S1SP09