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https://academic.oup.com/ageing/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/ageing/afw039


Development and validation of an electronic frailty index using routine primary care electronic health record data
by Andre Clegg et al.
March 3, 2016

Summary:

Frailty is an especially problematic expression of population ageing.  International guidelines recommend routine identification of frailty to provide evidence-based treatment, but currently available tools require additional resource.

 

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