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Perspectives of Frailty and Frailty Screening: Protocol for a Collaborative Knowledge Translation Approach and Qualitative Study of Stakeholder Understandings and Experiences

  • Mandy M. Archibald1, 6Email author,
  • Rachel Ambagtsheer2, 6,
  • Justin Beilby2, 6,
  • Mellick J. Chehade3, 6,
  • Tiffany K. Gill4, 6,
  • Renuka Visvanathan5, 6 and
  • Alison L. Kitson1, 6
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:87

Received: 9 January 2017

Accepted: 9 April 2017

Published: 17 April 2017

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9 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mandy M Archibald
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
17 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-017-0483-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Adelaide Nursing School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Torrens University, Adelaide, Australia
Discipline of Orthopaedics & Trauma, Royal Adelaide Hospital, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide Medical School, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia
, Woodville, Australia
National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence in Trans-Disciplinary Frailty Research to Achieve Healthy Ageing, Adelaide, Australia