Marlene Cimons

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Frailty rising as a medical condition

Dec 16, 2012

Frailty rising as a medical condition

As a medical resident 30 years ago, Ava Kaufman remembers puzzling over some of the elderly patients who came to the primary-care practice at George Washington University Hospital. They weren’t really ill, at least not with any identifiable diseases. But they weren’t well, either. ...