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The population of Latin America is aging. Research from high-income countries demonstrates geriatric trauma is associated with higher morbidity and mortality. Very little research exists on geriatric patient (GP) injury prevalence in low-resource settings, like Bolivia.
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GTOS predicts in-patient mortality in geriatric trauma patients and has been validated in a prospective multicenter trial and expanded to predict adverse discharge (GTOS II). We hypothesized that thes...
Investigate the efficacy of a novel geriatric trauma risk assessment tool (STTGMA) designed to predict inpatient mortality to risk stratify measures of hospital quality and cost of care in middle-aged...
It has been well established that many classes of medications on the Beers list of Potentially Inappropriate Medications (PIMs) are associated with falls and injuries in the geriatric population, but ...
Four new species of Capsicum (Capsiceae, Solanaceae) from Andean tropical forests in South America are described. Capsicum benoistii Hunz. ex Barboza sp. nov. (incertae sedis) is endemic to a restrict...
There is no local predicted values for spirometry available in Bolivia. The aim of the present study is to establish moderne predicted values for healthy non-smokers recruited in a major c...
This study investigated whether there were improvements in the in-hospital mortality, infection rate, and rate of palliative care among geriatric trauma patients after the implementation o...
Evaluate the process for implementing a wound protocol for lesion control and cost-effectiveness in the context of the Family Health Strategy in the city of Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil.
Women indicate the greatest needs for counseling at the time of initial diagnosis for primary breast cancer. The time of initial diagnosis is also often the time of greatest need for infor...
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is typically treated with the parenteral product pentavalent antimony. Miltefosine is an oral agent shown to be active for mucosal leishmaniasis due to L braziliens...
A country in central South America, located southwest of Brazil.
A genus of the subfamily CALLITRICHINAE occurring in forests of Brazil and Bolivia and containing seventeen species.
Member of the genus Trichechus inhabiting the coast and coastal rivers of the southeastern United States as well as the West Indies and the adjacent mainland from Vera Cruz, Mexico to northern South America. (From Scott, Concise Encyclopedia Biology, 1996)
Evaluation of the level of physical, physiological, or mental functioning in the older population group.
Specialized hospital facilities which provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for trauma patients.