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Geriatric trauma in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

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Summary of "Geriatric trauma in Santa Cruz, Bolivia."

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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Name: The Journal of surgical research
ISSN: 1095-8673
Pages: 212-217

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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)

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