High risk trauma in older adults in Hong Kong: a multicentre study.


BACKGROUND Trauma is the eighth leading cause of death in Hong Kong. In 2002, 18.5% of the population of Hong Kong was aged 55 years or above, which increased to 22.1% in 2006. The increasing older population in Hong Kong presents a challenge to the health care system yet there is little local data on older trauma patients. The objectives of this study are… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2008.03.017


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