The multiple dimensions of frailty: physical capacity, cognition, and quality of life.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Frailty is a complex health state of increased vulnerability associated with adverse outcomes such as disability, falls, hospitalization, and death. Along with physical impairments, cognition and quality of life may be affected in frail older adults. Yet, evidence is still lacking. The aim of this study was to compare frail and non-frail older… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1041610212000634

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