Current knowledge and practice of Australian and New Zealand health-care professionals in sarcopenia diagnosis and treatment: Time to move forward!
Suey SY Yeung, Esmee M Reijnierse, Marijke C Trappenburg, Carel GM Meskers, Andrea B Maier
AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING | WILEY | Published : 2019
OBJECTIVES: To describe the current knowledge and practice of sarcopenia diagnosis and treatment among health-care professionals before, directly after and 6 months after a professional development event on sarcopenia. METHODS: This longitudinal study included Australian and New Zealand health-care professionals who completed questionnaires on knowledge, practice and barriers regarding sarcopenia before, directly after and 6 months after attending a professional development event on sarcopenia. RESULTS: A total of 250 professionals participated; 84 completed the 6-month questionnaires. Before, directly after and at 6 months, respectively, 14.7%, 93.4% and 59.5% identified sarcopenia as a dis..View full abstract
Awarded by European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program
European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, Grant/Award Number: 675003 and 689238