Complications of acute myocardial infarction in patients ≥90 years of age

Michael L. Malone, Leon B. Rosen, James S. Goodwin

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Abstract

Forty consecutive 90-year-old persons with an acute myocardial infarction were studied to describe the non-cardiac complications of their care. Common negative consequences of hospitalization of these patients included delirium, pressure ulcers, and poor ambulatory status at discharge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)638-641
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume81
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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