[A study on low performance status cases of pulmonary tuberculosis in the elderly].

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The subjects consisted of 42 patients aged over 60 years, whose performance status (PS) was grade 3 or 4, and who had been admitted for pulmonary tuberculosis at National Chiba-Higashi Hospital between 1997 and 1998. The average age (+/- SD) of the 34 men and 8 women was 77.6 (+/- 8.5) years (range, 60-91 years). The mean stay in the hospital of the… (More)

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@article{Kuroda2002ASO, title={[A study on low performance status cases of pulmonary tuberculosis in the elderly].}, author={Fuminobu Kuroda and Fumio Yamagishi and Yuka Sasaki and Takenori Yagi and Tomoko Hamaoka and Hiromi Higurashi}, journal={Kekkaku : [Tuberculosis]}, year={2002}, volume={77 12}, pages={789-93} }