DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1554304
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Abstract: Background: Biomarkers, shock index and modified early warning score (MEWS) are of public health importance because identification and prompt attention to them have been found to reduce mortality among older patients on admission. Objectives: A study was undertaken to determine the biomarkers, shock index and MEWS that predict mortality on admission among older medical hospital inpatients. Methods: This was a prospective study of 450 patients (≥ 60 years) on the medical wards of University College Hospital, Ib… Show more

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