[A screening and comprehensive assessment programme aimed at secondary prevention of disability in community-dwelling frail older subjects: a pilot study].

@article{Razzanelli2013ASA,
  title={[A screening and comprehensive assessment programme aimed at secondary prevention of disability in community-dwelling frail older subjects: a pilot study].},
  author={Matilde Razzanelli and Francesco Profili and Enrico Mossello and Stefania Bandinelli and Carla Corridori and Anna Salvioni and Paolo Francesconi and Francesco Cipriani},
  journal={Epidemiologia e prevenzione},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 4-5},
  pages={271-8}
}
OBJECTIVE to test a screening and comprehensive assessment procedures for frail elderly in Tuscany (Central Italy) in the perspective of interventions to prevent disability. DESIGN two-phases feasibility study: a) screening phase, using a postal questionnaire and b) comprehensive assessment phase, aimed at identifying risk factors for disability that might be targeted by specific interventions. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS 11,589 individuals aged over 70, living at home, identified from… CONTINUE READING