Is elevated red blood cell distribution associated with mortality in super-elderly patients with community-acquired pneumonia?


Karatas M. , Ozyurt S.

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA, vol.28, no.10, pp.4342-4347, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.4342-4347

Abstract

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to determine the association between red blood cell distribution width (RDW) and mortality in super-elderly subjects (>= 90 years) diagnosed with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).