Feasibility and acceptability of commonly used screening instruments to identify frailty among community-dwelling older people: a mixed methods study

Abstract Background Frailty exposes older people to an elevated risk of a range of negative outcomes. Emerging evidence that frailty can be effectively treated within community settings has stimulated calls for more proactive screening within primary care. Assessing feasibility is a critical prelimi...

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Main Authors: Rachel C. Ambagtsheer, Mandy M. Archibald, Michael Lawless, Alison Kitson, Justin Beilby
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-04-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12877-020-01551-6