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frail

a quantity of raisins or figs equal to between 50 and 75 pounds
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1999; Riley, 2000; Kautter and Pope, 2001; Hogan, 2001) have shown that current diagnosis-based risk adjusters do not fully predict the expenditures of the frail elderly, where frailty is generally defined in terms of functional impairments.
Here again, she succeeded in exposing the frailty of the body, impulses, feelings, and the instinctive shadow of existence.
If the countless focus groups I've attended have taught me anything, it's that seniors recognize, but don't wish to be confronted with, images of their impending frailty.
In this meandering tale, Vonnegut suggests that Billy's wartime experience has uncovered the frailty of larger myths and narratives that hold our lives together and seem to give them meaning.
We have been led to believe that frailty is weakness.
The exhibition will not travel to America, in part because of the frailty of the light-sensitive paper exhibits.
The striking frailty of the Roman pontiff on his recent visit to America made us all aware that we will probably witness the election of a new pope in the near future.
However, because the treatment's effects are local, treating a human to prevent frailty might require hundreds of injections to augment all the skeletal muscles vulnerable to aging.
Based on old notions of woman's frailty, they endorsed purity and restricted her to nurturing roles (230).
GTx believes that ostarine also has the potential to treat a variety of other indications associated with muscle wasting and bone loss, including end stage renal disease muscle wasting, frailty and osteoporosis.
For example, to measure frailty a number of indicators will be used to create an overall score, this assumes that what is important is a persons score, and ignores direct relationships between the indicators (i.
Finance Minister Jane Hutt allocated the bulk of the money to the Gwent frailty programme from the Invest to Save initiative.