Title

Complications of acute myocardial infarction in patients > or = 90 years of age

Aurora Affiliations

Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Abstract

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

Document Type

Article

PubMed ID

9514465