Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use and incident frailty in women aged 65 and older: prospective findings from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Volume 57, Issue 2, p.297-303 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Aged, Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Frail Elderly, Humans, Prospective Studies, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

To examine the associations between current use, duration, and potency of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and incident frailty in women aged 65 and older who were not frail at baseline.