Caring for frail patients
Mike Jackson Community staff nurse, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, community division
A learning zone article helped Mike Jackson to understand that frailty can have a debilitating effect on patients
The learning zone article on frailty was thought provoking. Frailty has become synonymous with vulnerability and is a state caused by many factors, including disability, recurrent infection and multiple comorbidities.
Nursing Standard. 27, 5, 59-59. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.10.27.5.59.c9335