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Frailty is a common condition among critically ill patients. Usually evaluated in a mixed population of medical, cardiac and surgical patients, we aimed to assess the impact of frailty on short- and long-term mortality exclusively in critically ill older medical patients.
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Name: Journal of critical care
Frailty syndrome is prevalent among hospitalized older adults as are the occurrence of adverse outcomes. This systematic review and meta-analysis investigated whether frailty in older adults at hospit...
Multiple long-term health conditions in older people are associated with increased mortality. The study aims to identify patterns of long-term health in a national ageing population using a census-bas...
Despite their role in health and disease, the relationship between fatty acids (FAs) and frailty and mortality remains unclear. The aim of this study was to explore how FA intake is associated with fr...
Optimal blood pressure (BP) control can prevent major adverse health events, but target values are still controversial, especially in older patients with comorbidities, frailty and disability.
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Despite considerable improvements in diagnosis and treatment, little is known about the short-term and long-term prognosis after a first st...
Frailty is prevalent in older adults and may be a better predictor of post-operative morbidity and mortality than chronological age. Preoperative risk factors and physiological reserves we...
Acute kidney injury is associated with increased short-term and long-term morbidity and mortality. Long-term data is lacking in low to middle-income countries. Our study aims to follow the...
Neutrophil lymphocyte ratio NLR is an important index that evaluate the inflammatory status . It is a cost effective and readily available , and simply calculated , so that why investigato...
Objectives: To assess the prevalence of frailty in patients older than 70 y/o in nephrourologic surgery. To study if preoperative frailty is an independent predictor of immediate postopera...
Patients aged over 65 comprise more than half the emergency general surgical workload, however, available risk-prediction tools for such patients are extrapolated from younger cohorts. Res...
Temporary storage of information for a few seconds to hours, as opposed to long-term memory which refers to material stored for days, years, or a lifetime.
A physiochemical process which occurs in a wide range of organisms which unlike BASAL METABOLISM is not required for or essential to short-term survivability but to long-term general well-being of the organism.
Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.
Persons who have experienced prolonged survival of HIV infection. This includes the full spectrum of untreated, HIV-infected long-term asymptomatics to those with AIDS who have survived due to successful treatment.
An insulin preparation that is designed to provide immediate and long term glycemic control in a single dosage. Biphasic insulin typically contains a mixture of REGULAR INSULIN or SHORT-ACTING INSULIN combined with a LONG-ACTING INSULIN.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...