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A frailty instrument for primary care: findings from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).

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dc.contributor.author Romero-Ortuno, Roman
dc.contributor.author Walsh, Cathal Dominic
dc.contributor.author Lawlor, Brian A
dc.contributor.author Kenny, Rose Anne
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-01T16:32:29Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-01T16:32:29Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4934
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Background: A frailty paradigm would be useful in primary care to identify older people at risk, but appropriate metrics at that level are lacking. We created and validated a simple instrument for frailty screening in Europeans aged ≥50. Our study is based on the first wave of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE, http://www.share-project.org), a large population-based survey conducted in 2004-2005 in twelve European en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher BioMed Central en_US
dc.relation 028857 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries BMC Geriatrics;10: 57
dc.subject primary care en_US
dc.subject older people en_US
dc.subject risk en_US
dc.title A frailty instrument for primary care: findings from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2016-03-01T16:20:38Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.relation.projectid QLK6-CT-2001- 00360 en_US
dc.relation.projectid RII-CT- 2006-062193 en_US
dc.relation.projectid CIT5-CT-2005-028857 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1596723
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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