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A state of delicacy or weakness which encompasses age-related fragility, in particular osteoporosis

frailty

Vox populi A state of delicacy or weakness which, which encompasses age-related fragility, in particular osteoporosis. See FICSIT, Osteoporosis.

frailty

Weakness, fragility, lack of balance or endurance, sarcopenia, immobility, and wasting.
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About 6 percent of the people in the exercise group and 5 percent in the health education group were already considered frail.
Wagg and colleagues (2013) conducted a number of systematic reviews related to UI in the frail elderly population for the 5th International Consultation on Incontinence.
Ferguson, MD, and other colleagues from The University of Chicago Medicine, conducted a study to determine the proportion of pre-frail and frail patients who might benefit from frailty reduction intervention.
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board claims many of these frail patients are in hospital longer than they should be - or didn't really need to be admitted in the first place.
6 years of follow-up, subjects who were frail had more than twice the risk of dying than non-frail participants.
This discovery is excellent news, as increased life expectancy has also increased the number of frail seniors in our communities.
Kenilworth GP David Spraggett, acting chair of the commissioning group, said the aim was to improve healthcare for everyone, but it was also important to focus on priority groups such as frail pensioners.
Frail revealed the Final was a last hurrah for a host of out-of-contract starlets.
Queens' boss Gordon Chisholm has giving Frail glowing reports on the goalkeeper, 22.
Angela's House, which operates group homes for medically frail children with severe disabilities, is using the LIREG donation to fund initial construction of a group home in Stony Brook, it's third facility.
Frail was involved in heated exchanges with supporters during the match and, at one stage, was angrily gesturing to the Director's Box - where Sport Directors Anatoly Krobochka and Alex Koslovski were sitting - to see what tactical changes were required.
Evercare was founded in 1987 by two NPs who recognized that there was not only an urgent, growing demand for eldercare in general, but also a pressing need for greater coordination of care for frail, elderly individuals, especially in long-term care settings.