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To determine if the Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS), a validated frailty tool, was associated with discharge destination. Secondary objectives were to determine if the CFS was associated with in-hospital complications and length of stay.
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Name: Journal of orthopaedic trauma
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 valid...
Frailty is a geriatric condition that is associated with an increased risk of mortality and functional decline. To date, mainly the Groningen Frailty Indicator (GFI) and Hospital Safety Management (Ve...
To determine the prevalence of frailty in Emergency Departments (EDs); examine the ability of frailty to predict poor outcomes post-discharge; and identify the most appropriate instrument for routine ...
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of coexisting frailty and cognitive impairment and its association with clinical outcomes in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialys...
In clinical medicine, the concept of frailty is viewed as a state of high vulnerability to adverse health outcomes in people of the same age. Frailty is an important challenge because the loss of phys...
Our study aims to compare 4 clinical frailty scores, namely Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS), Edmonton Frail Scale (EFS), FRAIL 5-item scale (FRAIL) and SARC-F Sarcopenia Score (SARC-F), which...
This study will validate the utility of a novel frailty index that uses ICD diagnoses to call frailty severity in a surgical cohort of patients 65 and older
Patients aged 65 or older under gastrointestinal surgery will be enrolled，the investigators will assess the frailty of these patients by Frailty Index Scale and explore the correlation b...
Frailty has been associated to a worse outcome in acute coronary syndromes, but the best management of frail patients after an acute coronary syndrome remains unknown. The aim was to inves...
The impact of frailty on immediate and long term outcomes of invasive treatment of coronary artery disease is not fully characterized. The assessment of frailty may help physicians in the ...
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
A scale comprising 18 symptom constructs chosen to represent relatively independent dimensions of manifest psychopathology. The initial intended use was to provide more efficient assessment of treatment response in clinical psychopharmacology research; however, the scale was readily adapted to other uses. (From Hersen, M. and Bellack, A.S., Dictionary of Behavioral Assessment Techniques, p. 87)
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
Clinical or subclinical disturbances of cortical function due to a sudden, abnormal, excessive, and disorganized discharge of brain cells. Clinical manifestations include abnormal motor, sensory and psychic phenomena. Recurrent seizures are usually referred to as EPILEPSY or "seizure disorder."
A common gynecologic disorder characterized by an abnormal, nonbloody discharge from the genital tract.
A diagnostic test is any kind of medical test performed to aid in the diagnosis or detection of disease. For example: to diagnose diseases to measure the progress or recovery from disease to confirm that a person is free from disease Clin...
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...