J Frailty Aging 2021 ;10(4):350-356
Michelle Gyenes, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, @michellegyenes; Samir Sinha, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Sinai Health System and the University Health Network, Toronto, Canada,
Objectives: Unintentional weight loss (UIWL) is common among older adults but lacks standardized methods for its diagnosis and management. With a limited understanding on how geriatricians actually address UIWL, we conducted a survey to examine how they diagnose and manage it, and their opinions regarding the use of ice cream to address it.
Design, Setting, And Participants: An international descriptive, cross-sectional, online survey conducted over a 16-week period in 2019 involving 1131 geriatricians in clinical practice across 51 countries. Read More