The pandemic of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) had overwhelmed the healthcare system worldwide with multiple ethical dilemmas. Several tools have been used to assess risk factors in these patients. One of them, the Clinical Frailty scale, has shown good correlation between the patient functional status and hospital stay with overall mortality. We present a case were the Clinical Frailty Scale was used to assess patient management and goals of care.
Huayanay, I., & Luu, S. (2020). Tough Decisions During the COVID 19 Pandemic: A Frail Latino Patient. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/2333721420970336
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