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Frailty MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Frailty
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.359
Unique ID
D000073496
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073496
Annotation
coordinate with FRAIL ELDERLY if pertinent
Scope Note
A state of increased vulnerability to stressors, following declines in function and reserves across multiple physiologic systems, characterized by MUSCLE WEAKNESS; FATIGUE; slowed motor performance; low physical activity; and unintentional weight loss.
Entry Term(s)
Debility
Frailness
Frailty Syndrome
NLM Classification #
QZ 180
Previous Indexing
Frail Elderly (1990-2017)
See Also
Asthenia
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Frailty Preferred
Frailty Syndrome Narrower
Debility Related
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