European Journal of Internal Medicine
May 20183 Articles
Disability, and not diabetes, is a strong predictor of mortality in oldest old patients hospitalized with pneumonia
Pneumonia causes more deaths than any other infectious disease, especially in older patients with multiple chronic diseases. Recent studies identified a low functional status as prognostic factor for... more
Letter to the Editor
In the last century the use of two terms were agreed, efficacy and effectiveness, to name two different types of assessment . Efficacy assesses the performance of interventions used in controlled... more
Association between influenza vaccination and the reduced risk of acute kidney injury among older people: A nested case-control study
The objective of this study is to determine whether vaccination against influenza is associated with a reduced risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in a nationwide cohort of adults aged ≥65 years.