[Mortality risk factors in patients over 65 years of age hospitalized in a São Paulo, Brasil university hospital].

@article{Martins1999MortalityRF,
  title={[Mortality risk factors in patients over 65 years of age hospitalized in a S{\~a}o Paulo, Brasil university hospital].},
  author={S J Martins and S L Cardenuto and Valdir Golin},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={386-91}
}
Various studies show that age in itself is not an independent predictive factor for the survival of critically ill older persons. In spite of that fact, people over 65 tend not to have access to the most-sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic resources. With the continued aging of the population, it is increasingly important to be able to determine the… CONTINUE READING