“Measuring Frailty Can Improve Shared-Decision Making between Patients and Physicians”: An Experience of Measuring Frailty in Elderly Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Authors

  • Mahira Ilyas King’s College London, London, United Kingdom.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2019.366

Keywords:

Frailty, Renal, Dialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Quality of Life

References

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Published

2019-04-30

How to Cite

Ilyas, M. (2019). “Measuring Frailty Can Improve Shared-Decision Making between Patients and Physicians”: An Experience of Measuring Frailty in Elderly Chronic Kidney Disease Patients. International Journal of Medical Students, 7(1), 18–20. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2019.366

Issue

Section

Experience