Engaging clinicians and patients to assess and improve frailty measurement in adults with end stage renal disease

Abstract Background The Fried frailty phenotype, a measure of physiologic reserve defined by 5 components (exhaustion, unintentional weight loss, low physical activity, slow walking speed, and poor grip strength), is associated with poor outcomes among ESRD patients. However, these 5 components may...

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Main Authors: Sarah Van Pilsum Rasmussen, Jonathan Konel, Fatima Warsame, Hao Ying, Brian Buta, Christine Haugen, Elizabeth King, Sandra DiBrito, Ravi Varadhan, Leocadio Rodríguez-Mañas, Jeremy D. Walston, Dorry L. Segev, Mara A. McAdams-DeMarco
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-01-01
Series:BMC Nephrology
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12882-017-0806-0