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Letters Hospital mortality ratios

What about older people?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 25 May 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2768
  1. Helen Gaskell, associate specialist in clinical geratology and honorary research associate in pain research1,
  2. Hywel W Jones, consultant geriatrician1
  1. 1John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU
  1. helen.gaskell{at}

    Factors such as frailty and comorbidities are particularly relevant to the care of older people but were not highlighted …

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