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Frailty Index from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF Index)

Purpose:

To determine if an older adult female is frail using the SOF index of Ensrud et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, disability and performance

ICD-10:

M80, M81, M82

Description:

Ensrud et al developed a simple index to identify frailty in older women. This is easy to perform in a clinical study. The authors are participants in the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group (SOFRG).

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