Frailty as a novel predictor of mortality and hospitalization in individuals of all ages undergoing hemodialysis

Mara Ann McAdams Demarco, Andrew Law, Megan L. Salter, Brian Boyarsky, Luis Gimenez, Bernard Jaar, Jeremy D Walston, Dorry Segev

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Objectives To quantify the prevalence of frailty in adults of all ages undergoing chronic hemodialysis, its relationship to comorbidity and disability, and its association with adverse outcomes of mortality and hospitalization. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting Single hemodialysis center in Baltimore, Maryland. Participants One hundred forty-six individuals undergoing hemodialysis enrolled between January 2009 and March 2010 and followed through August 2012. Measurements Frailty, comorbidity, and disability on enrollment in the study and subsequent mortality and hospitalizations. Results At enrollment, 50.0% of older (≥65) and 35.4% of younger (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)896-901
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume61
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2013

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Renal Dialysis
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Mortality
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Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies

Keywords

  • frailty
  • hemodialysis
  • hospitalization
  • mortality

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  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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Frailty as a novel predictor of mortality and hospitalization in individuals of all ages undergoing hemodialysis. / McAdams Demarco, Mara Ann; Law, Andrew; Salter, Megan L.; Boyarsky, Brian; Gimenez, Luis; Jaar, Bernard; Walston, Jeremy D; Segev, Dorry.

In: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Vol. 61, No. 6, 06.2013, p. 896-901.

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