[Morbidity and mortality profile of hospitalized elderly patients].


The objectives of this study were to analyze the morbidity and mortality profile in elderly patients hospitalized in two teaching and two non-teaching hospitals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Municipal Planning Area 2.2) in 1999, and to compare in-hospital mortality rates adjusted for differences in profile. Data were obtained from the National Hospital… (More)


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@article{Amaral2004MorbidityAM, title={[Morbidity and mortality profile of hospitalized elderly patients].}, author={Ana Claudia Santos Amaral and Cl{\'a}udia Medina Coeli and Maria do Carmo Esteves da Costa and V{\^a}nia Cardoso and Ana L{\'u}cia Ara{\'u}jo de Toledo and Carla Isabelly Rodrigues Fernandes}, journal={Cadernos de saude publica}, year={2004}, volume={20 6}, pages={1617-26} }