Grip strength as a predictor of disease severity in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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Kara Ö., Kara M., Akın M. E., Özçakar L.

Heart & lung : the journal of critical care, vol.50, pp.743-747, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2021.06.005
  • Journal Name: Heart & lung : the journal of critical care
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.743-747
  • Keywords: Coronavirus, Hand, Muscle, Sarcopenia, Frailty, CORONAVIRUS DISEASE, CT
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Grip strength is one of the main components for the physical functioning in sarcopenia and physical frailty.