Patients treated by older doctors in hospital have a higher mortality rate than those treated by younger doctors, according to a US study. The study of over 736,000 hospital admissions found 30-day mortality rates rose from 10.8% in patients treated by doctors younger than 40 years to 12.1% in patients treated by doctors 60 years ...
Older doctors’ patients more likely to die
By Mardi Chapman
17 May 2017