EPIDEMIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF GERIATRIC PATIENTS IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS: RESULTS OF A MULTICENTER STUDY


Ergin M., Karamercan M. A. , Ayranci M., Yavuz Y., YAVAŞİ Ö. , Serinken M., ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.18, sa.4, ss.259-265, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.259-265

Özet

Introduction: The increasing proportion of elderly individuals in the population due to increased life expectancy has necessitated greater provision of health care. Here we aimed to determine patient characteristics, reasons for referral, and outcomes of emergency department visits and hospitalization in patients aged ? 65 years with referrals to emergency departments.