Prevalence of Frailty in Nursing Homes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

  • Gotaro Kojima
  • Published 2015 in
    Journal of the American Medical Directors…

Abstract

BACKGROUND Nursing home patients are expected to be very frail. However, evidence on frailty in a nursing home setting is scarce in the literature. Especially prevalence of frailty in this population is unknown. OBJECTIVE To systematically search and analyze the prevalence of frailty among nursing home patients in the literature and synthesize pooled… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.06.025

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