The role of Frailty on Adverse Outcomes Among Older Patients with COVID-19.


Kundi H., Çetin E., Canpolat U. , Aras S., Celik O., Ata N., ...More

The Journal of infection, vol.81, pp.944-951, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 81
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jinf.2020.09.029
  • Title of Journal : The Journal of infection
  • Page Numbers: pp.944-951
  • Keywords: COVID-19, Frailty

Abstract

Background: Diagnosis and screening of frailty, a condition characterized by an increased vulnerability to adverse outcomes of COVID-19, has emerged as an essential clinical tool which is strongly recommended by healthcare providers concerned with hospitalized elderly population. The data showing the role of frailty in patients infected with COVID-19 is needed.