The assessment of frailty in older people with chronic kidney disease.

  title={The assessment of frailty in older people with chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Clara J Bohm and Leroy J. Storsley and Navdeep Tangri},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  volume={24 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Frailty is common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and is a predictor of adverse outcomes. The current article reviews the most common frailty measures available, gives an overview of their use in the chronic kidney disease population, and summarizes their strengths and limitations. RECENT FINDINGS Frailty is increasingly recognized as a potent predictor of adverse outcomes in all stages of chronic kidney disease. Recent investigations have demonstrated that the clinical… CONTINUE READING
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