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Table 3 Ranking of the most commonly used measures by discipline

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

Ranked All Geriatrics (n = 29) Emergency Department (n = 29) General Medicine (n = 22) Cardiology (n = 20) Orthopedics (n = 11) Intensive Care Unit (n = 9) Oncology (n = 6) Surgery (n = 5) Prehospital (n = 2) General Medicine & Surgery (n = 18) General Medicine & Geriatrics (n = 7) Geriatrics & Oncology (n = 2)
1 Clinical Frailty Scale (12%), Frailty Phenotype (12%), Frailty Index (12%) Clinical Frailty Scale (17%) Frailty Index (21%) Clinical Frailty Scale (17%), Frailty Phenotype (17%), Frailty Index (17%) Frailty Phenotype (25%) Frailty Index (22%) Clinical Frailty Scale (60%) Balducci Criteria (50%) Frailty Phenotype (20%) Frailty Index (50%) GEM Criteriaa (67%) Winograd Index (57%) Balducci Criteria (50%)
2 Identification of Seniors at Risk (11%) Clinical Frailty Scale (12%), Frailty Phenotype (12%) Clinical Frailty Scale (13%) Frailty Phenotype (6%), Edmonton Frailty Scale (6%), Identification of Seniors at Risk (6%), Grip Strength (6%) Frailty Phenotype (20%) Short Physical Performance Battery (17%) Frailty Index (10%), Groningen (10%), Balducci Criteria (10%), Rockwood Geriatric Frailty Status (10%), Vulnerable Elders Survey (10%) N/A N/A Frailty Index (14%), Frailty Phenotype (14%) N/A
3 Frailty Index (9%) Edmonton Frailty Scale (8%), Tilburg Frailty Indicator (8%) Frailty Index (10%) N/A
4 Identification of Seniors at Risk (5%), GEM Criteriaa (5%) Frailty Phenotype (6%), Study of Osteoporotic Fracture Index (6%), Rockwood Geriatric Frailty Status (6%), Multidimensional Prognosis Index (6%), Grip Strength (6%) Identification of Seniors at Risk (9%), Vulnerable Elders Survey (9%) Edmonton Frailty Scale (8%), Identification of Seniors at Risk (8%) N/A N/A
5 Frailty Index (4%), Rockwood Geriatric Frailty Status (4%), FRAIL scale (4%), Identification of Seniors At Risk (4%)
  1. We only stratified by disciplines that have been included in at least 2 articles
  2. N/A not applicable
  3. aThe Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) drug study criterion was meeting at least 2 of the following 10 criteria: dependence in at least one activity of daily living, stroke within 3 months, previous falls, difficulty ambulating, malnutrition, dementia, depression, unplanned admission in the last 3 months, prolonged bed rest, or incontinence