Isolated rib fractures in geriatric patients

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Elmistekawy Elsayed ; Hammad Abd Almohsen (2007)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Annals of Thoracic Medicine, volume 2, issue 4, pages 166-168 (issn: 1817-1737, eissn: 1998-3557)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2732099, doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.36552
  • Subject: RC666-701 | Diseases of the respiratory system | elderly | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Brief Report | Blunt chest trauma | RC705-779 | rib fractures

<b>Introduction:</b> The goal of this study was to investigate the short-term outcomes in patients older than 60 years with isolated rib fractures and admitted to emergency hospital. <b> Materials and Methods:</b> This study included patients who were 60 years old or ... View more
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