Caring for frail patients
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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

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