Gilbert T, Cordier Q, Polazzi S, Bonnefoy M, Keeble E, Street A, Conroy S, Duclos A.
External validation of the Hospital Frailty Risk Score in France.
Age Ageing. 2021 Jun 26:afab126. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afab126. Online ahead of print.
Background: The Hospital Frailty Risk Score (HFRS) has made it possible internationally to identify subgroups of patients with characteristics of frailty from routinely collected hospital data.
Objective: To externally validate the HFRS in France.
Design: A retrospective analysis of the French medical information database.
Setting: 743 hospitals in Metropolitan France.
Subjects: All patients aged 75 years or older hospitalised as an emergency in 2017 (n = 1,042,234).