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ICFSR 2020 – video replay

International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research
Event: ICFSR 2020, Toulouse, France
Length: Over 20 hrs of video recordings

The 10th International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR 2020) took place in Toulouse, France in March 2020. All presentations are now available with 20+ hours of video plus slides and additional resources. read more…

Frailty in older presons
Home care cohort

What do we learn from the COPE study about the effect of frailty on survival in patients with COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic places a lot of pressure on health-care systems. One of the component of decision-making for patients with COVID-19 is whether they are frail or not. What is the effect of frailty in adult patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19? The COVID-19 in Older PEople (COPE) study is an initiative that aimed to deep-dive this issue …

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Looking for frailty in community-dwelling older persons: the Gérontopôle Frailty Screening Tool (GFST)

Identification of frail patients before their vulnerability is made evident by the onset of a major clinical event is one of the major challenges in implementing frailty into clinical practice. General practitioners play a key role in this context.

Due to an often busy practice, they need to be supported by screening tools, for example the provision of user-friendly and time-efficient ..

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Frailty at a glance

How define Frailty?

Frailty in the elderly develops as a consequence of age-related decline in many physiological systems.

Between a quarter and half of people older than 85 years are estimated to be frail, and these people have a substantially increased risk of falls, disability, long-term care, and death …
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Upcoming events

Selected conferences, symposia and virtually hosted meetings relating to frailty.

Frailty in older presons
ICFSR April 21-23, 2021
The International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research
Boston, MA, USA 2021 details >
Frailty in older presons
SCWD Dec 11-13, 2020
13th International SCWD Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting
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