The assessment of frailty in community dwelling older people

Background: This thesis explores the concept of frailty, as a latent vulnerability in older people, with the aim of refining its measurement by generating a new measure of frailty - the British Frailty Index (FI). This index was developed and validated in a cohort of community-dwelling older women,...

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Main Author: Kamaruzzaman, Shahrul Bahyah
Other Authors: Ebrahim, S. ; Ploubidis, George
Published: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (University of London) 2010
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