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Frailty in critical illness is common and associated with poor outcomes, however little is known about contributing factors. We compared the Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) with a multi-dimensional validated tool, the Edmonton Frail Scale (EFS), and investigated which health domains are affected by frailty in ICU.
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Name: Journal of critical care
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Methods for performing three-dimensional measurement and motion analysis using stereoscopic radiographs.
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A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.
A system of safety management (abbreviated HACCP) applied mainly to the food industry. It involves the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards, from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of finished products.
A critical disease progression, often measured by a set of clinical parameters, which activates HOSPITAL RAPID RESPONSE TEAM.