The feasibility of measuring frailty to predict disability and mortality in older medical intensive care unit survivors Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Frail Elderly
  • Mortality

abstract

  • Frailty can be measured in older ICU survivors near hospital discharge and is associated with 6-month mortality in unadjusted analysis. Larger studies to determine if frailty independently predicts outcomes are warranted.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4012557

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jcrc.2013.12.019

PubMed ID

  • 24559575

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 401

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 29

number

  • 3