Age and Ageing bgs

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https://academic.oup.com/ageing/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/ageing/aft156


The risk of adverse outcomes in hospitalized older patients in relation to a frailty index based on a comprehensive geriatric assessment
by Stephen J. Evans
January 1, 2014

Summary:

Frailty, measured by the FI-CGA, was independently associated with a higher risk of death and other adverse outcomes in older people admitted to an acute care hospital.

 

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