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Effect of Comorbidity on the Mortality of Older Trauma Patients Based on the Study of McGwin et al

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
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McGwin et al evaluated the effect of comorbid conditions on mortality in older trauma patients. This can help identify patients who may require closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Alabama and the Medical Examiner Office in Birmingham, Alabama.

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