A comparison between uni- and multidimensional frailty measures: prevalence, functional status, and relationships with disability

@inproceedings{Roppolo2015ACB,
  title={A comparison between uni- and multidimensional frailty measures: prevalence, functional status, and relationships with disability},
  author={Mattia Roppolo and Anna Mulasso and Robbert J. J. Gobbens and Cristina O. Mosso and Emanuela Rabaglietti},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Over the years, a plethora of frailty assessment tools has been developed. These instruments can be basically grouped into two types of conceptualizations - unidimensional, based on the physical-biological dimension - and multidimensional, based on the connections among the physical, psychological, and social domains. At present, studies on the comparison between uni- and multidimensional frailty measures are limited. OBJECTIVE The aims of this paper were: 1) to compare the… CONTINUE READING
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