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Self-reported Hearing Loss Associated with Frailty among Afro-Caribbeans

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.174
Pages: 
29-34
Synopsis: 
This paper investigated the relationship between self-reported hearing loss and frailty in four ethnic groups. Self-reported hearing loss was found to be associated with frailty among Afro-Caribbeans, and this association was largely due to the frailty criterion of exhaustion.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Data on ethnic differences in the relationship between hearing loss and frailty are sparse. We investigated the relationship between self-reported hearing loss and frailty in four ethnic groups.

Accepted: 
25 May, 2016
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e-Published: 14 Jul, 2016

Frailty and Mortality in a Hospital from Monterrey, Mexico

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.353
Synopsis: 
This original article is on the association of the frailty syndrome and hospital mortality in elderly patients in a general hospital.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the association between frailty and mortality in a Mexican hospital.

Revised: 
29 Jul, 2015
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e-Published: 18 Dec, 2015

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