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Author: Emile Escourrou (4)


Feb
2017

The progression of frailty is marked by an increased risk of adverse health outcomes in the elderly including falls, physical and/or cognitive disability, hospitalizations, and mortality. In primary care, the general practitioner's (GP's) clinical impression about their elderly patients' frailty state seems to be a key point in identifying frail individuals in their clinical practice. The aim of this article is to examine if GPs' clinical impressions regarding frailty concurs with objective measures of the gold standard frailty phenotype as described by Fried in community-dwelling older persons.

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Jan
2017

Aging can be affected by frailty and chronic diseases causing physical, cognitive, sensory, and functional decline evolving gradually to disability. The assessment of older patients is carried out in some geriatric day hospitals (GDHFs). However, it seems difficult to assess all patients in these GDHFs.

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Sep
2016

Many countries are seeking to improve health care delivery by reviewing the roles of health professionals, including nurses. Developing new and more advanced roles for nurses could improve access to care in the face of a limited or diminishing supply of doctors and growing health care demand. The development of new nursing roles varies greatly from country to country.

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Dec
1969

The primary care physician (PCP) is central to cancer patients' management. Announcement of the diagnosis is a critical time for patients, even if they wish to be fully informed. The French National Cancer Plan, developed 10 years ago, includes a diagnosis disclosure procedure (DDP) to be used by oncologists, which makes specific provision for a time of communication with PCPs.

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