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Frail Elderly MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Frail Elderly
Tree Number(s)
M01.060.116.100.540
Unique ID
D016330
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016330
Annotation
check the tags AGED or AGED, 80 AND OVER
Scope Note
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
Entry Term(s)
Elderly, Frail
Frail Elders
Frail Older Adults
Functionally-Impaired Elderly
Previous Indexing
Aged (1977-1990)
Aged, 80 and over (1987-1990)
Health Services Needs and Demand (1986-1990)
Health Services for the Aged (1983-1990)
See Also
Health Services for the Aged
Homebound Persons
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/25
Revision Date
2005/10/11
Frail Elderly Preferred
Functionally-Impaired Elderly Narrower
Frail Older Adults Narrower
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