gerontology

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A comparison of two approaches to measuring frailty in elderly people
by Kenneth Rockwood, Melissa K. Andrew and Arnold Mitnitski
July 2007

Summary:

Many definitions of frailty exist, but few have been directly compared. We compared the relationship between a definition of frailty based on a specific phenotype with one based on an index of deficit accumulation.

 

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