Frailty in Elderly People

This research paper discusses the need to develop more efficient methods to detect frailty and measure its severity to inform routine clinical practice in the elderly and guiding choices in relation to invasive procedures and treatment toward more appropriate goal directed care. 11 pages.

Issue/Condition - Problème / état: 
Author/Publisher - Auteur/Éditeur: 
Andrew Clegg, John Young, Steve Iliff e, Marcel Olde Rikkert, Kenneth Rockwood, The Lancet
Date Published: 
2013-01