Age, co-morbidity and poor mobility: no evidence of predicting in-patient death and acute hospital length of stay in the oldest old

Pai, Y, Butchart, C, Lunt, CJ, Musonda, P, Gautham, N, Soiza, RL, Potter, JF and Myint, PK (2011) Age, co-morbidity and poor mobility: no evidence of predicting in-patient death and acute hospital length of stay in the oldest old. QJM, 104 (8). pp. 671-679. ISSN 1460-2725

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Abstract

The 'oldest old' should not be considered as a homogenous group and findings from single-centre studies involving this age group may not be generalizable. We found no conclusive evidence that patient-related factors predict outcome in this age group in acute medical admission settings.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2011 16:10
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 16:34
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/35592
DOI: 10.1093/qjmed/hcr028

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