Multi-component health promotion and disease prevention for community-dwelling frail elderly persons: a systematic review.

@article{Gustafsson2009MulticomponentHP,
  title={Multi-component health promotion and disease prevention for community-dwelling frail elderly persons: a systematic review.},
  author={Susanne Gustafsson and Anna-Karin Edberg and B Johansson and Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff},
  journal={European journal of ageing},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={315}
}
The objective was to investigate definitions of frailty used in studies of multi-component health promotion and disease-preventive (HPDP) intervention programmes for community-dwelling frail elderly persons and to review the content, organisation and effects of HPDP interventions. A systematic review of 19 articles was made, and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) was used as a structural framework for the analysis. The result shows that a consensus was… CONTINUE READING