Table 1

Fried’s frailty criteria1 [7]
Abnormalities Frailty scale
Involuntary weight loss of 10 lbs or more in the last 6 months Fit (no abnormalities)
Reduced grip strength Pre-frail (2 abnormalities or less)
Difficulty initiating movements Frail (3 or more abnormalities)
Reduced walking speed

1. Categories of Frailty:

Fit: No abnormalities.

Pre-Frail: 2 abnormalities or less.

Frail: 3 or more abnormalities.

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