Admission serum albumin level and length of hospitalization in elderly patients.

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BACKGROUND We sought to determine whether elderly patients with a serum albumin level <3.4 g/dL on admission to community hospitals have a longer duration of hospitalization than those with an admission serum albumin level > or =3.4 g/dL. METHODS A total of 144 patients, 60 years of age or older, were consecutively admitted to our medical service for a… (More)

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