Frail Elderly

Known as: Elders, Frail, elders frail, Frail Elders 
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Review
2013
Review
2013
Frailty is the most problematic expression of population ageing. It is a state of vulnerability to poor resolution of… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
n engl j med 366;9 nejm.org march 1, 2012 864 The Authors Reply: In response to Eikelboom and Weitz: when prescribing a drug with… (More)
  • table 1
  • table 1
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVES Protein supplementation has been proposed as an effective dietary strategy to increase skeletal muscle mass and… (More)
  • table 1
  • table 2
  • figure 1
  • table 3
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT Physical frailty is associated with reduced muscle strength, impaired physical function, and quality of life… (More)
  • figure 1
  • table 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • table 4
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Inappropriate prescribing in frail elderly inpatients has not received as much investigation as in frail elderly… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To identify the vulnerabilities of elderly to disasters, and to develop strategies to address these vulnerabilities… (More)
  • figure 1
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Skeletal muscle protein and function decline with advancing age but the underlying pathophysiology is poorly understood. To test… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE Integrated care for the frail elderly and other populations with complex, chronic, disabling conditions has taken centre… (More)
  • table 1
  • table 2
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
This study evaluated a modified, timed version of the "Get-Up and Go" Test (Mathias et al, 1986) in 60 patients referred to a… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To determine causes and clinical correlates of recurrent falls in ambulatory frail elderly people, we evaluated 70 recurrent… (More)
Is this relevant?