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The Effect of Obesity on Disability and Mortality in Mexican Older Adults
Objective: To examine the effect of obesity on incidence of disability and mortality among non-disabled older Mexicans at baseline. Methods: The sample included 8,415 Mexicans aged ≥50 years from the Mexican Health and ...
Evaluating Comorbidity Indices for Predicting Post-Acute Outcomes
Comorbidities are defined as acute or chronic medical conditions that an individual has in addition to his or her primary diagnosis. These comorbid conditions can affect a patient’s prognosis across the continuum of care. ...