To compare the outcome of patients over and under age 6(admitted to two intensive care units (ICUs).
Prospective, two-center study.
Convenience sample of all admissions to two adult ICUs for a 1-yr period, with a 1-yr follow-up.
Adult multidisciplinary closed ICUs.
All patients (n=1,040) admitted to two ICUs during a 1-yr period were entered into the study, except patients with self-induced poisoning.
Of these patients, 145 patients were lost to follow-up.
Admission statistics on all patients included demographic, case mix, and severity data.
Mots-clés Pascal : Réanimation, Unité soin intensif, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Vieillard, Homme, Adulte, Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Pronostic, Corrélation, Age
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Resuscitation, Intensive care unit, Canada, North America, America, Elderly, Human, Adult, Epidemiology, Mortality, Prognosis, Correlation, Age
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Cote : 93-0468026
Code Inist : 002B27B14B. Création : 199406.