Frailty in Inflammatory Arthritis: A Fragile Construct

Marloes van Onna*, Annelies Boonen

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Due to the exponential growth of the aging population, the concept of frailty cannot be ignored anymore in the field of rheumatology.1 Frailty is a common geriatric syndrome and although no consensus definition has been developed, frailty is generally characterized as a "decline in functioning across multiple organs systems accompanied by an increased vulnerability to stressors."2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)463-465
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Issue number4
Early online date15 Nov 2022
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2023

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