Article

Biomarkers, shock index and modified early warning score among older medical hospital inpatients in Nigeria

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 61, issue 3, 2019 , pages: 97–101
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1554304
Author(s): LA AdebusoyeChief Tony Anenih Geriatric Centre (CTAGC), Nigeria, MO OwolabiDepartment of Medicine, College of Medicine, Nigeria, A OgunniyiDepartment of Medicine, College of Medicine, Nigeria

Abstract

Background: Biomarkers, shock index and modified early warning score (MEWS) are of public health importance because identification and prompt attention to them have been found to reduce mortality among older patients on admission.

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