Which Frailty Scale Predicts 4-Year Mortality in Community-Dwelling Turkish Elderly Better: The FRAIL Scale or the Fried Frailty Index?

Objective: Frailty is a prevalent geriatric syndrome that can indicate mortality in the elderly. The aim of this study was to determine if there was an association between frailty and 4-year mortality in the community-dwelling Turkish older people. Materials and Methods: The Fried Frailty Index (FFI...

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Main Authors: Sibel Akın, Firuzan Fırat Özer, Gözde Ertürk, Şemsinur Göçer, Mustafa Mümtaz Mazıcıoğlu, Elif Deniz Şafak, Salime Mucuk
Format: Article
Published: KARE Publishing 2019-03-01
Series:Erciyes Medical Journal
Online Access:https://jag.journalagent.com/z4/download_fulltext.asp?pdir=erciyesmedj&un=EMJ-24993