Tag: loneliness

Loneliness linked to postop mortality in Medicare patients

Editor's Note In this study of Medicare patients, researchers from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, find that loneliness is associated with an increased risk of death at 30 days after nonelective surgery. Of 4,453 patients in the analysis, 623 (14%) had nonelective surgery. The mean loneliness score was 1.5. Unadjusted…

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By: Judy Mathias
November 16, 2022
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