Transitions and trajectories in frailty states over time: a systematic review of the European Joint Action ADVANTAGE.

Last updated on 9-1-2020 by Johan Van der Heyden

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INTRODUCTION: Frailty is a dynamic syndrome and may be reversible. Despite this, little is known about trajectories or transitions between different stages of frailty. METHODS: A systematic review was conducted, selecting studies reporting frailty trajectories or transition states for adults in any settings in European ADVANTAGE Joint Action Member States. RESULTS: Only three papers were included. Data were from longitudinal community-based cohorts in the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Italy. The English study investigated the effect of physical activity on the progression of frailty…

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