Assessing the impact of an ageing population on complication rates and in-patient length of stay.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Ireland has an ageing population; with the proportion of people aged over 80 years estimated to increase over the next 20 years from 1.1% to 2.1%. AIMS The aim of this study was to examine the demographics of the population served by the surgical department in a tertiary referral centre in the west of Ireland and to examine whether increasing… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.07.016

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