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Superiority of Frailty Overr Age in Predicting Outcomes Among Geriatric Trauma Patients: A Prospective Analysis
by Bellal Joseph et al.
August 2014

Summary:

The Frailty Index (FI) is a known predictor of adverse outcomes in geriatric patients. The usefulness of the FI as an outcome measure in geriatric trauma patients is unknown.

 

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