A snapshot of geriatric infections in Turkey: ratio of geriatric inpatients in hospitals and evaluation of their infectious diseases: A multicenter point prevalence study.

Kurtaran B., Kuscu F., Korkmaz P., Ozdemir B., Inan D., Oztoprak N., ...More

International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, vol.100, pp.337-342, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: The human population is aging at an astonishing rate. The aim of this study is to capture a situation snapshot revealing the proportion of individuals aged 65 years and over among inpatients in healthcare institutions in Turkey and the prevalence and type of infections in this patient group in order to draw a road map.