I am a
Home I AM A Search Login

Papers of the Week

2022 Jan 06

J Adv Nurs

Physical resilience as a moderator of the relationship between frailty and disability in older adults with osteoarthritis.



Frailty is a leading cause of deteriorating physical function of older adults with osteoarthritis. This study examined a model of frailty with the goals of (1) exploring the direct effect of osteoarthritic symptoms on disability and the mediating effect of frailty on disability and (2) determining whether both effects are moderated by physical resilience.