COVID-19: lessons learned the hard way

Tomas Welsh*, Emma Tenison

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Key Points
• Older adults hospitalised with COVID-19 presented earlier and had improved outcomes in the second wave compared with the first.
• Higher frailty score is associated with higher COVID-19
mortality but it is important to avoid nihilism.
• Geriatricians/Gerontologists should be involved early in
pandemic preparedness planning.
• Trial population demographics should match future treatment populations.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberafac132
Pages (from-to)1-2
JournalAge and Ageing
Volume51
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2022

Structured keywords

  • Ageing and Movement Research Group

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