Frailty: Emergence and Consequences in Women Aged 65 and Older in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study

  title={Frailty: Emergence and Consequences in Women Aged 65 and Older in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study},
  author={Nancy Fugate Woods and Andrea Z. LaCroix and Shelly L. Gray and Aaron Aragaki and Barbara B. Cochrane and Robert L. Brunner and Kamal H. Masaki and Anne M. Murray and Anne B. Newman},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
Objectives: To define frailty using simple indicators; to identify risk factors for frailty as targets for prevention; and to investigate the predictive validity of this frailty classification for death, hospitalization, hip fracture, and activity of daily living (ADL) disability. 

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