PATIENT PATTERN: Frailty-Based Clinical Decision Support

Prediction of Adverse Health Outcomes in Older People Using a Frailty Index Based on Routine Primary Care Data

Summary:

A general frailty indicator could guide general practitioners (GPs) in directing their care efforts to the patients at highest risk. We investigated if a Frailty Index (FI) based on the routine health care data of GPs can predict the risk of adverse health outcomes in community-dwelling older people.

 

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