A pilot randomized controlled trial to improve geriatric frailty

  title={A pilot randomized controlled trial to improve geriatric frailty},
  author={Ding-Cheng Derrick Chan and H H Tsou and R S Yang and Jau-Yih Tsauo and Ching-Yu Chen and Chao A. Hsiung and Ken N. Kuo},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
BACKGROUND Few randomized controlled trials (RCTs) report interventions targeting improvement of frailty status as an outcome. METHODS This RCT enrolled 117 older adults (65-79 years of age) in Toufen, Taiwan who scored 3-6 on The Chinese Canadian Study of Health and Aging Clinical Frailty Scale Telephone Version and then score ≥1 on the Cardiovascular Health Study Phenotypic Classification of Frailty (CHS_PCF). With a two by two factorial design, subjects were randomly assigned to… CONTINUE READING
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