: In the last fifty years, there has been a great improvement in social and health conditions. This have led to a significant increase in human lifespan as never seen before. In Italy, older persons are the fastest growing sector of society, mainly due to scientific progress but also to a decrease in the natality rate. According to the latest WHO data published in 2018, life expectancy in Italy is 80.5 for males and 84.9 for females, with a total life expectancy of 82.9 [...].

The Geriatric Surgery: The Importance of Frailty Identification Beyond Chronological Age

Boccardi, Virginia
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2020

Abstract

: In the last fifty years, there has been a great improvement in social and health conditions. This have led to a significant increase in human lifespan as never seen before. In Italy, older persons are the fastest growing sector of society, mainly due to scientific progress but also to a decrease in the natality rate. According to the latest WHO data published in 2018, life expectancy in Italy is 80.5 for males and 84.9 for females, with a total life expectancy of 82.9 [...].
2020
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