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The feasibility of deriving the Electronic Frailty Index from Australian general practice records
Issues of accessibility to health services by older Australians: a review
Socioeconomic position and malnutrition among older adults: Results from the FRADEA study
Low socioeconomic position (SEP) is related to many health-related conditions in older adults. However, there is a lack of knowledge on the association between SEP and malnutrition, a condition with serious consequences for older people in terms of quality of life and adverse health events...
Frailty and Seasonality
Frailty in older adults is a complex condition in which only a minor external stressor may cause severe complications leading to death. In the context of the recent devastating bushfires in Australia and the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, recognising and protecting those affected has magnified the...
Frailty combined with loneliness or social isolation: an elevated risk for mortality in later life
Frailty, loneliness, and social isolation are all associated with adverse outcomes in older adults, but little is known about their combined impact on mortality. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam. PARTICIPANTS: Community-dwelling older adults aged 65 and older (n = 1,427)...
Translating a health service intervention into a rural setting: lessons learned
Screening for and managing the person with frailty in primary care: ICFSR consensus guidelines
Although frailty, disability and multimorbidity often coexist and interact, they are distinct and separate concepts. Growing evidence suggests that each of these interrelated conditions is preventable and their associated complications manageable.