The Elders Risk Assessment (ERA) Index, an Electronic Administrative Database Derived Frailty Index, Can Identify Risk for Hip F

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Dr. Mohammad Albaba, Geriatric Hospitalist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the July 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that evaluates a computer-based administrative frailty index which can assess risk for hip fracture in community dwelling older adults. The index allows for a more cost effective way to identify individuals at risk. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00482-X/fulltext