[Treatment of the elderly in the regional surgical department].

@article{Michalsky2009TreatmentOT,
  title={[Treatment of the elderly in the regional surgical department].},
  author={Robert J. Michalsky and J Haluz{\'i}kov{\'a}},
  journal={Rozhledy v chirurgii : mesicnik Ceskoslovenske chirurgicke spolecnosti},
  year={2009},
  volume={88 8},
  pages={456-60}
}
A retrospective study of health problems among patients aged 80 and over was performed in the in-patient Department of Surgery, Karviná Hospital, since 2005 to 2007. A total of 624 patients were hospitalized during the period under study, 174 males and 450 females, the M:F ratio being 1 to 2.6. Most hospital stays were categorized as acute--583 (i.e., 80.3… CONTINUE READING