Major trauma in elderly patients: Worse mortality and outcomes in an Italian trauma center

Introduction: Major trauma is the leading cause of mortality in the world in patients younger than 40 years. However, the proportion of elderly people who suffer trauma has increased significantly. The purpose of this study is to assess the correlation of old age with mortality and other unfavorable...

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Main Authors: Gabriele Savioli, Iride Francesca Ceresa, Sarah Macedonio, Sebastiano Gerosa, Mirko Belliato, Sabino Luzzi, Alice Giotta Lucifero, Federica Manzoni, Giovanni Ricevuti, Maria Antonietta Bressan
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2021-01-01
Series:Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock
Online Access:;year=2021;volume=14;issue=2;spage=98;epage=103;aulast=Savioli