Mortality and complications in very old patients (90+) admitted to departments of internal medicine in Spain.
Eur J Intern Med. 2011 Feb;22(1):49-52
Authors: Barba R, Martínez JM, Zapatero A, Plaza S, Losa JE, Canora J, Pérez A, García de Casasola G
Patients over 90 years of age (the "very elderly") account for an increasing number of admissions to departments of internal medicine (IM). The aim of this study was to analyse the demographic data, hospitalization characteristics, medical complications, and predictors of mortality in patients over 90 admitted to IM departments.
PMID: 21238893 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]