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Frailty in the clinical practice of nursing care

05 November 2009

The process of aging, whereby the functional reserves of the body decline, is not the same for everybody. Some elderly stay fit and vital for a long time while others face chronic diseases, handicaps and frailty. In this thesis the focus was on the concept of frailty in clinical practice, the establishment of it, the role of the Geriatric Nurse Specialist (GNS) and the effect of the implementation of the GNS among this group.

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