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Few studies analyzed gender-related outcome differences of critically ill patients and found inconsistent results. This study aimed to test the independent association of gender and long-term survival of ICU patients.
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Name: Annals of intensive care
The aim of this study was to critically analyse and describe gender differences related to self-care among patients with chronic heart failure (HF).
Evidence is limited regarding the effect of diagnosis-to-treatment interval (DTI) on the survival of colorectal cancer (CRC) patients. In addition, previous studies on treatment delay and CRC survival...
The incidence of hip fractures is increasing due to demographic transition. Data on long-term survival and influencing factors are sparse. Our prospective observational study with 395 patients shows a...
Critically ill patients with cirrhosis are at an increased risk of mortality. Our study aimed to externally validate the ability of the prothrombin time-albumin ratio (PTAR), an objective and simple s...
Critically ill patients may die despite invasive intervention. In this study, we examine trends in the application of two such treatments over a decade, namely, endotracheal ventilation and vasopresso...
The purpose of the PACE-MI registry is: - Analyze beta-blocker dose response effect on outcome over two years - Explore gender and minority differences in beta-blocker utilization ...
The study evaluates how outcome varies among critically ill patients with and without acute kidney injury. Data from the Swedish Intensive care register and other Swedish national register...
babies of known gender born out of 388 ICSI cycles were investigated for the gender ratio and then divided into three groups according to the sperm selection technique used before performi...
Adequate analgesia in thoracic surgery is essential to prevent severe postoperative complications, especially respiratory problems. Current knowledge about gender-related differences in pa...
Previous publications suggest gender difference in outcome parameters after pacemaker implantation. Aim of this study is to investigate gender differences in patients with pacemaker. Impla...
A marked difference between the individual’s expressed/experienced gender and the gender others would assign him or her, and it must continue for at least six months. (from DSM-5)
Violence based on gender that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. (From www.who.int/topics/gender_based_violence/en/)
Individuals including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, gender non-conforming people, and other populations whose sexual orientation or GENDER IDENTITY and reproductive development is considered outside cultural, societal, or physiological norms.
Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.