PATIENT PATTERN: Frailty-Based Clinical Decision Support

Literature and Research

Review our library of frailty literature to learn more about the ever-increasing clinical validation of the Frailty Risk Index.

Clinical research supports frailty as a valid and recognizable method for physicians to evaluate geriatric patients - and clinical assessments of frailty can yield useful predictive information.

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Predictors of adverse outcomes on an acute geriatric rehabilitation ward
A Comparison of two pre-operative frailty measures in older surgical cancer patients
The Frailty Syndrome: Definition and Natural History
Frailty defined by deficit accumulation and geriatric medicine defined by frailty
Outcome instruments to measure frailty: a systematic review
Comprehensive geriatric assessment can predict complications in elderly patients after elective surgery for colorectal cancer: A prospective observational cohort study
Frailty as a predictor of surgical outcomes in older patients
Prevalence and 10-Year Outcomes of Frailty in Older Adults in Relation to Deficit Accumulation
The Multidimensional Prognostic Index Predicts Short- and Long-Term Mortality in Hospitalized Geriatric Patients with Pneumonia
A Comparison of Two Approaches to Measuring Frailty in Elderly People
Understanding frailty

Understanding frailty

Long-term risks of death and institutionalization of elderly people in relation to deficit accumulation at age 70
A global clinical measure of fitness and frailty in elderly people

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