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Comparison of the frailty phenotype and the Tilburg Frailty Indicator regarding the prediction of quality of life in a two-year follow-up

By Tiago Coelho, C. Paúl and L. Fernandes


Frail individuals are highly vulnerable to minor stressful events, presenting a higher risk for adverse health outcomes (e.g. falls, disability, hospitalization), which can lead to a decline in quality of life (QoL). In this context, an early screening of elderly frailty is of crucial

Publisher: 'Elsevier BV'
Year: 2016
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2016.01.405
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