"Frail Elderly" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
- Frail Elderly
- Elderly, Frail
- Frail Elders
- Elder, Frail
- Elders, Frail
- Frail Elder
Frail Older Adults
- Frail Older Adults
- Adult, Frail Older
- Adults, Frail Older
- Frail Older Adult
- Older Adult, Frail
- Older Adults, Frail
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Frail Elderly".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Frail Elderly".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Frail Elderly" by people in Profiles.
Too frail is to fail: Frailty portends poor outcomes in the elderly with type II odontoid fractures independent of management strategy. J Clin Neurosci. 2021 Nov; 93:48-53.
Racial and ethnic disparities in lower extremity amputation: Assessing the role of frailty in older adults. Surgery. 2020 Dec; 168(6):1075-1078.
Frailty Syndrome in Patients with Carotid Disease: Simplifying How We Calculate Frailty. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Jan; 62:159-165.
Resource need and use of multiethnic caregivers of elders in their homes. J Adv Nurs. 2014 Mar; 70(3):662-73.
Performance status in elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia: exploring gene expression signatures of cytokines and chemokines. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015 Jun; 70(6):714-21.
A trial of a comprehensive nursing rehabilitation program for nursing home residents post-hospitalization. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2009 Jan; 2(1):12-9.
Familial caregivers of older adults. J Gerontol Soc Work. 2008; 50 Suppl 1:293-320.
The relationship between glycemic control and falls in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Dec; 55(12):2041-4.
Health promotion in older adults. Prescribing exercise for the frail and home bound. Geriatrics. 2006 May; 61(5):22-7.
Prescribing physical activity for older adults. J Okla State Med Assoc. 2005 Sep; 98(9):443-6.