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Zulfiqar Frailty Scale: Overview, Stakes, and Possibilities

Service de Médecine Interne, Diabète et Maladies Métaboliques de la Clinique Médicale B, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg et Equipe EA 3072 “Mitochondrie, Stress Oxydant et Protection Musculaire”, Faculté de Médecine-Université de Strasbourg, 67000 Strasbourg, France
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Academic Editor: Emmanuel Andrès
Received: 25 October 2021 / Revised: 15 November 2021 / Accepted: 16 November 2021 / Published: 23 November 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Frailty Syndrome in the Elderly: a Real Challenge for Our Society)
Very few frailty scales are used by general practitioners, as they are time consuming and cumbersome. We developed a frailty screening tool for use in primary care, referred to as the Zulfiqar Frailty Scale (ZFS). This scale was tested in multiple general practitioners’ offices in France, and these studies were published. In this paper, we offer a summary of these results. View Full-Text
Keywords: Zulfiqar Frailty Scale (ZFS); frailty syndrome; primary care Zulfiqar Frailty Scale (ZFS); frailty syndrome; primary care
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Zulfiqar, A.-A.; Dembélé, I. Zulfiqar Frailty Scale: Overview, Stakes, and Possibilities. Medicines 2021, 8, 73. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/medicines8120073

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Zulfiqar A-A, Dembélé I. Zulfiqar Frailty Scale: Overview, Stakes, and Possibilities. Medicines. 2021; 8(12):73. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/medicines8120073

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Zulfiqar, Abrar-Ahmad, and Ibrahima Dembélé. 2021. "Zulfiqar Frailty Scale: Overview, Stakes, and Possibilities" Medicines 8, no. 12: 73. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/medicines8120073

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