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Front door frailty: Advice on setting up services
In this document, the BGS sets out five principles that should underpin front door frailty services, as well as tips on establishing services from those who have been through the process.
Frailty Hub: Introduction to frailty
Find out what frailty is and how it can be diagnosed and managed.
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.
Silver Book II: Geriatric syndromes
This chapter of the Silver Book II covers the presentation of common geriatric conditions in an urgent care context.
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.
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.
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.