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Frailty Among Older Heart Patients Helps Predicts Severe Outcomes
5th May 2015, European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care
European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care
Frailty among older people with cardiovascular disease appears to be more predictive than age for gauging their risk of heart attack, stroke and death, according to an international study that included researchers at Duke Medicine.
Publishing online in the issue of European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, the researchers noted that frailty is easily diagnosed and should be used in addition to the current scoring system that stratifies patients with acute coronary syndrome. Read more here.