Outcome instruments to measure frailty: A systematic review

@article{Vries2011OutcomeIT,
  title={Outcome instruments to measure frailty: A systematic review},
  author={N. de Vries and J. Bart Staal and C. D. van Ravensberg and Johannes S M Hobbelen and Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert and M.W.G. Nijhuis-van der Sanden},
  journal={Ageing Research Reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={104-114}
}
Frailty is one of the greatest challenges for healthcare professionals. The level of frailty depends on several interrelated factors and can change over time while different interventions seem to be able to influence the level of frailty. Therefore, an outcome instrument to measure frailty with sound clinimetric properties is needed. A systematic review on evaluative measures of frailty was performed in the databases PubMed, EMBASE, Cinahl and Cochrane. The results show numerous instruments… Expand

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