26th October 2018, Volume 131 Number 1484

Joel D’souza, Simon Richards

Frailty is a critical issue in modern medical practice due to its association with adverse health events, poor patient outcomes and an increased burden on our healthcare system. Frailty is…

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Joel D’souza, General Surgical Registrar, Department of General Surgery, Christchurch Public Hospital, Christchurch; Simon Richards, General Surgery Consultant, Department of General Surgery, Christchurch Public Hospital, Christchurch.


Joel D’souza, Department of General Surgery, Christchurch Public Hospital, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch 8011.

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