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COVID-19: Frailty scores and outcomes in older people
This page brings together studies specifically examining the link between frailty and COVID-19 outcomes in acute care. It is intended that it will be updated every month following a review of the literature to provide an update on any frailty and COVID-19 papers.
Frailty Hub: Introduction to frailty
Find out what frailty is and how it can be diagnosed and managed.
BOAST: The care of the older or frail orthopaedic trauma patient
This standard has been jointly produced by the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) and other organisations.
Age and Ageing collection: Frailty in older people
This collection shows how far frailty has come, not just an abstract concept, but a condition with an established and important place in the healthcare of older people.
Age and Ageing collection: Sarcopenia research and practice
Selected key references that showcase developments in the field of sarcopenia, how definitions have evolved and evidence on prevalence, causes, and adverse effects.
Frailty and lung disease: Best practice
Dr Laura Pugh and Dr Chris Dyer of the BGS Respiratory SIG explain how acute respiratory and geriatric medicine teams can work together on issues of frailty.