The integration of frailty into clinical practice: preliminary results from the Gérontopôle.

@article{Subra2012TheIO,
  title={The integration of frailty into clinical practice: preliminary results from the G{\'e}rontop{\^o}le.},
  author={Julie Subra and Sophie Gillette-Guyonnet and Matteo Cesari and St{\'e}phane Oustric and Bruno Vellas},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={714-20}
}
BACKGROUND Disability is commonly considered as an irreversible condition of advanced age. Therefore, preventive actions need to be taken before the disabling cascade is fully established, that is in the pre-disability phase defined "frailty syndrome". The complexity and heterogeneity of frailty requires a clinical approach based on multidimensionality and multidisciplinary. In this paper, we present the main characteristics of the newborn Platform for Evaluation of Frailty and Prevention of… CONTINUE READING
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