Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-11-29
Received: 16 April 2019
Accepted: 19 November 2019
First Online: 29 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the “La Fundació Unió Catalana d’Hospitals (CEIC 16/58)”. Written informed consent was obtained from all patients prospectively included.
: Not applicable.
: Dr. Alex Smithson is a member of the editorial board (Associate Editor) of BMC Geriatrics. Despite forming part of the editorial board, he had no role in the editorial process of this manuscript. Dr. Javier Ramos, Dr. Esther Niño, Dr. Alex Culla, Dr. Ubaldo Pertierra, Dr. Michele Friscia and Dr. Maria Teresa Bastida have no conflicts of interest to disclose.