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Knee height to predict stature in North American Caucasian frail free-living elderly receiving community services.

Authors
  • Van Lier, A M
  • Roy, M A
  • Payette, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
The journal of nutrition, health & aging
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
11
Issue
4
Pages
372–379
Identifiers
PMID: 17653502
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Equations were developed to predict measured and reported height in the frail elderly. These equations can be used when height cannot be measured directly or when postural problems (for measured height) or cognitive disorders (for reported height) can cause unreliable measurements.

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