Unique pattern of complications in elderly trauma patients at a Level I trauma center.


BACKGROUND Trauma centers are caring for increased proportions of elderly patients. Although age and Injury Severity Score are independently associated with mortality, trauma centers were originally designed to care for seriously injured patients without age-specific guidelines. We hypothesized that elderly patients would have different complication… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318241f073


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