TITLE

Frailty progression reversed

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Geriatrics;May2006, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on addressing the first signs of frailty progression among the elderly. Reference to a study by Thomas Gill et al in the February 2006 issue of "Archives of Internal Medicine" Criteria used to stratify patients to non-frail, pre-frail and frail condition; Decrease in the probability for frail patients to return to a pre-frail state; Importance of understanding the relationship over time between frailty and disability.
ACCESSION #
20998216

 

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