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Cause of Death among Young-old, Old-old and Oldest-old Patients in a Single Center During 15 Years

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.072
Synopsis: 
This study indicates that there were apparent differences in the cause of death of old patients. More attention should be paid to the prevention and management of neoplasm in elderly patients of the young-old group.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The purpose of this study is to identify the cause of death in elderly patients stratified by age in a general hospital during 15 years.

Accepted: 
04 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 09 Nov, 2015

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