Prevalence of Frailty in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

@article{Kojima2017PrevalenceOF,
  title={Prevalence of Frailty in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.},
  author={Gotaro Kojima and Ann E. M. Liljas and Stephen Iliffe and Kate R Walters},
  journal={Current Alzheimer research},
  year={2017},
  volume={14 12},
  pages={
          1256-1263
        }
}
BACKGROUND Frailty is a state of increased vulnerability to poor resolution of homeostasis as a consequence of age-related decreased physiological reserves. Although physical frailty and cognitive impairment have been shown to be associated, evidence on the prevalence of frailty in Alzheimer's disease is scarce. OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review on the prevalence of frailty and to combine the data to synthesize the pooled prevalence of physical frailty among patients with Alzheimer's… CONTINUE READING
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