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Mouloud Aouaneche, Thierry Pepersack
INTRODUCTION: Deterioration of general condition (DGC) is a common cause of admission in geriatrics. Except some French textbooks which define DGC as a clinical pattern that associates asthenia, anorexia and wheigt loss, we did not find a consensus to define this entity. OBJECTIVES: To assess the clinical pattern that covers DGC as a cause of admission in an acute geriatric unit. METHODS: Analyse of 747 medical charts of patients consecutively admitted between April 2006 and September 2008...
March 2012: GĂ©riatrie et Psychologie Neuropsychiatrie du Vieillissement
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