Corrections

What about older people?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c3424 (Published 25 June 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c3424

Our editing introduced two errors into the letter by Helen Gaskell and Hywel W Jones (BMJ 2010;340:c2768, doi:10.1136/bmj.c2768). The first sentence should have started: “Factors such as frailty and comorbidity [not “morbidities” as was published]” and the last sentence should have included the words “in itself”, thus: “A hospital standardised mortality ratio that does not take account of these factors (and perhaps also multiple comorbidity in itself) may provide a limited representation of the quality of care of frail older people).”

Notes

Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c3424

View Abstract