A multifactorial interdisciplinary intervention reduces frailty in older people: randomized trial
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:65 (11 March 2013)
In a randomized trial, frail older people on a 12-month multifactorial interdisciplinary program show reduced frailty and improved mobility compared with the group on usual care, indicating that the intervention can be used to treat frailty.
Making mobility-related disability better: a complex response to a complex problem
BMC Medicine 2012, 10:121 (15 October 2012)
Mobility-related disability in frail older people has been found to be reduced in a recent clinical trial; Kenneth Rockwood comments on understanding the complex needs of these individuals to provide effective treatment and a better quality of life.