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A pragmatic tool to identify aspects of frailty

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  07 October 2020

Tom C. Russ
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Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, EdinburghEH8 9JZ, UK Lothian Birth Cohorts, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, EdinburghEH8 9JZ, UK Edinburgh Dementia Prevention Group, University of Edinburgh, 9a BioQuarter, 9 Little France Road, EdinburghEH16 4UX, UK Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Terrace, EdinburghEH10 5HF, UK
Miles Welstead
Affiliation:
Lothian Birth Cohorts, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, EdinburghEH8 9JZ, UK Edinburgh Dementia Prevention Group, University of Edinburgh, 9a BioQuarter, 9 Little France Road, EdinburghEH16 4UX, UK
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