Intensive Care for Critically Ill Elderly: Mortality, Costs, and Quality of Life -- Review of the Literature
Archives of Internal Medicine. 1995 May 22; 155(10): 1013-1022.
The literature on outcomes of intensive care for the elderly with regard to intensive care unit utilization, mortality, hospital costs and charges, and quality of life after intensive care were reviewed. Publications in the English literature, which evaluated intensive care and included elderly populations, were obtained from review of
Age Factors; Aged; Biomedical Technologies; Critically Ill; Decision Making; Economics; Futility; Hospitals; Intensive Care Units; International Aspects; Life; Literature; Mortality; Patient Admission; Patient Care; Quality of Life; Resource Allocation; Review; Treatment Outcome; Ventilators; Withholding Treatment;
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