Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock

LETTER TO EDITOR
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?


Thomas R Wojda1, Kristine Cornejo2, Pamela L Valenza2, Gregory Carolan3, Richard P Sharpe1, Alaa-Eldin A Mira4, Sagar C Galwankar5, Stanislaw Peter Stawicki1 
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




How to cite this article:
Wojda TR, Cornejo K, Valenza PL, Carolan G, Sharpe RP, Mira AEA, Galwankar SC, Stawicki SP. Medical demographics in sub-Saharan Africa: Does the proportion of elderly patients in accident and emergency units mirror life expectancy trends?.J Emerg Trauma Shock 2016;9:122-125


How to cite this URL:
Wojda TR, Cornejo K, Valenza PL, Carolan G, Sharpe RP, Mira AEA, Galwankar SC, Stawicki SP. Medical demographics in sub-Saharan Africa: Does the proportion of elderly patients in accident and emergency units mirror life expectancy trends?. J Emerg Trauma Shock [serial online] 2016 [cited 2022 Oct 3 ];9:122-125
Available from: https://www.onlinejets.org/article.asp?issn=0974-2700;year=2016;volume=9;issue=3;spage=122;epage=125;aulast=Wojda;type=0