The frailty tipping point: Determining which patients are targets for intervention in a burn population.

Affiliation

University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery, Division of Burn Surgery, United States. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Elderly burn patients vary in physiologic age and frailty. While previous evidence suggests that frailty on admission is associated with poor outcomes, changes in frailty during hospitalization for a burn injury have not been reported.

Keywords

Burns,Discharge disposition,Elderly,Frailty,