A frailty index derived from a standardized comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and aged residential care admission

Frailty in older adults is a condition characterised by a loss or reduction in physiological reserve resulting in increased clinical vulnerability. However, evidence suggests that frailty may be modifiable, and identifying frail older people could help better target specific health care interventions and services.

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El indice fragilidad desarrollado a partir del instrumento interRAI Atención Domiciliaria predice mortalidad e institucionalización permitiendo identificar grupos de riesgo y procurar intervenciones específicas en estos grupos. 

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