- Auteur(s) : Yves Rolland, Athanase Benetos, Armelle Gentric, Joël Ankri, François Blanchard, Marc Bonnefoy, Laure de Decker, Monique Ferry, Régis Gonthier, Olivier Hanon, Claude Jeandel, Fathi Nourhashemi, Christine Perret-Guillaume, Frédérique Retornaz, Hélène Bouvier, Geneviève Ruault, Gilles Berrut
- Mots-clés : frailty, elderly, consensus
- Page(s) : 387-90
- DOI : 10.1684/pnv.2011.0311
- Année de parution : 2011
Résumé : Frailty in the older population is a clinical syndrome which evaluate a risk level. The Frailty syndrome defines a reduction of the adaptation capacity to a stress. It can be modulated by physical, psychological and social factors. The screening of the frailty syndrome is relevant for older people without disability for basic activities of daily living. The clinical criteria of frailty must be predictive of the risk of functional decline and adverse outcomes, consensual at the international level, and easy to perform in primary care as well as in the clinical researches.