Exploring Cognitive Frailty: Prevalence and Associations with Other Frailty Domains in Older People with Different Degrees of Cognitive Impairment


Fecha de publicación: 22 July 2019

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000501168

Autores: De Roeck E.E., van der Vorst A., Engelborghs S., Zijlstra G.A.R., Dierckx E.

Background: Cognitive frailty has long been defined as the co-occurrence of mild cognitive deficits and physical frailty. However, recently, a new approach to cognitive frailty has been proposed: cognitive frailty as a distinct construct. Nonetheless, the relationship between this relatively new construct of cognitive frailty and other frailty domains is unclear.

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