Frail phenotype and mortality prediction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

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AIM This study focused on older adults living in communities, primarily to investigate the relationship between physical frailty and mortality, and secondly to examine gender and age effects on the relationship between frailty and mortality. BACKGROUND The World Health Organization indicated that frailty has become an indicator of a lack of successful… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.04.005

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@article{Chang2015FrailPA, title={Frail phenotype and mortality prediction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.}, author={S. X. Chang and Pei-Ling Lin}, journal={International journal of nursing studies}, year={2015}, volume={52 8}, pages={1362-74} }