A Relationship between febrile illness, serum albumin level and mortality in elderly hospitalized patients.

  • Kumiko Ueno
  • Published 2003 in Fukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica


The author sought to determine the etiology of febrile illness and risk factors influencing mortality in elderly patients. The patients, aged 65 years or older, were hospitalized in a geriatric hospital in Fukuoka City, Japan. A total of 405 febrile illness was diagnosed and the background, clinical features of the fever, and laboratory data were analyzed… (More)


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