Use of a laboratory only score system to define trajectories and outcomes of older people admitted to the acute hospital as medical emergencies.

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AIM Increasing numbers of older people are admitted to hospital as medical emergencies. They are a heterogeneous population with uncertain trajectories and outcomes. Our aim was to retrospectively characterize subgroups of older inpatients based on their acuity trajectories. METHODS This was a single-center patient series from St James's Hospital Dublin… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00917.x

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