Complications of acute myocardial infarction in patients > or = 90 years of age
Malone ML, Rosen LB, Goodwin JS. Complications of acute myocardial infarction in patients > or = 90 years of age. Am J Cardiol. 1998;81(5):638-41.
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.