“Frailty” in Geriatry and Oncology: One Term for Two Widely Differing Concepts – Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Obtaining operational and consensual criteria to define frailty is a major challenge for oncogeriatry. Although the concept of frailty is currently used by both oncologist and geriatricians, the definitions and instruments they use for its evaluation are very different. This creates confusion, hampering the development of joint research in this area.

via “Frailty” in Geriatry and Oncology: One Term for Two Widely Differing Concepts – Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

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