What about older people?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (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).”


Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c3424

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