Frailty Index and Mortality in Nursing Home Residents in France: Results From the INCUR Study.

@article{TabueTeguo2015FrailtyIA,
  title={Frailty Index and Mortality in Nursing Home Residents in France: Results From the INCUR Study.},
  author={Maturin Tabue-Teguo and Eirini Kelaiditi and L. Demougeot and J F Dartigues and Bruno Vellas and Matteo Cesari},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={603-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to examine whether the capacity of an age-related deficit accumulation index (the so-called Frailty Index [FI] proposed by Rockwood) to predict mortality in a nursing home population. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Data are from a longitudinal cohort study (ie, the Incidence of pNeumonia and related ConseqUences in nursing home Residents [INCUR]) of 773 older persons (74.4% women) living in 13 French nursing homes. MEASUREMENTS The FI was… CONTINUE READING
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