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


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AKIN S. , Ozer F. F. , Erturk G. , Gocer S., MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , Safak E. D. , ...More

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.41, no.1, pp.56-61, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2018.18167
  • Title of Journal : ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-61

Abstract

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.