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Why we need a new approach to managing people with frailty

Publication date: Saturday, 28 February 2015
Contributor(s): John Young

Frailty is a distinctive health state related to the ageing process in which multiple body systems gradually lose their in-built reserves. This means the person is vulnerable to dramatic, sudden changes in health triggered by seemingly small events such as a minor infection or a change in medication.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 8 Number 1 Oct-Nov-Dec 2015
Contributor(s): John Young

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