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A multifactorial interdisciplinary intervention reduces frailty in older people: randomized trial

Ian D Cameron1*, Nicola Fairhall12, Colleen Langron3, Keri Lockwood1, Noeline Monaghan1, Christina Aggar4, Catherine Sherrington2, Stephen R Lord5 and Susan E Kurrle3

Author Affiliations

1 Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde NSW 1680, Australia

2 George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Road, Sydney NSW 2050, Australia

3 Division of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Health Service, Palmerston Road, Hornsby NSW 2077, Australia

4 Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW 2006, Australia

5 Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, PO Box 1165, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:65  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-65

Published: 11 March 2013

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Frailty outcome measure. Definition of the frailty components, adapted from Cardiovascular Health Study Criteria [1]

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