Risk Factors Associated With All-Cause 30-Day Mortality in Nursing Home Residents With COVID-19

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: In this observational study of 5,256 U.S. nursing home residents with COVID-19, increased age, male sex and impaired cognitive and physical function were independent risk factors for all-cause 30-day mortality.

Authors: Orestis A. Panagiotou, M.D., Ph.D., of the Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.7968)

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