Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly
Purpose : Rapid diagnostic test for sarcopenia
Admin time : 5 min
User Friendly : High
Administered by : GP or nurse
Content : There are 5 SARC-F components: Strength, Assistance with walking, Rise from a chair, Climb stairs and Falls.
The scores range from 0 to 10, with 0 to 2 points for each component.
A score equal to or greater than 4 is predictive of sarcopenia and poor outcome
Author : Malmstrom TK, Morley JE
SARC-F: A Simple Questionnaire to Rapidly Diagnose Sarcopenia.
This Tool is used in the evaluation of Sarcopenia
Back To : Sarcopenia