What is Association of Age With Risk of Death for ICU Patients?

JAMA Network Open

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Media advisory: To contact corresponding author Matthieu Legrand, M.D., Ph.D., email Matthieu.Legrand@aphp.fr. The full study and editorial are linked to this news release.

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Bottom Line: This study of nearly 134,000 patients admitted to intensive care units in France examined the association of age with risk of death in the hospital and then three months and three years after discharge.

Authors: Matthieu Legrand, M.D., Ph.D., L’Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris, France, and coauthors

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.3215)

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