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Fig. 3 | BMC Geriatrics

Fig. 3

From: What do we know about frailty in the acute care setting? A scoping review

Fig. 3

Proportion of articles based on the reason frailty measures were used in the articles. Stratified by (a). Year (b). Study design. 1Articles which only used frailty as a descriptive characteristic. For example, if an article used frailty both as an inclusion/exclusion criterion and a descriptive characteristic, it was only categorized as inclusion/exclusion criterion in our review. 2Inclusion/Exclusions criterion and outcome measure; risk stratification and outcome measure. 3Articles that examined the association of a frailty tool with a longitudinal adverse outcome

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