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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 122-125

Medical demographics in sub-Saharan Africa: Does the proportion of elderly patients in accident and emergency units mirror life expectancy trends?


1 Department of Surgery, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
2 Department of Family Medicine-Warren, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
3 Department of Orthopedics, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
4 Department of Geriatrics, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
5 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Correspondence Address:
Stanislaw Peter Stawicki
Department of Surgery, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2700.185278

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