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

M. L. Malone, L. B. Rosen, James 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
Pages (from-to)638-641
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume81
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

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Pressure Ulcer
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Myocardial Infarction

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Complications of acute myocardial infarction in patients ≤90 years of age. / Malone, M. L.; Rosen, L. B.; Goodwin, James.

In: American Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 81, No. 5, 01.03.1998, p. 638-641.

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