Characteristics and Outcomes Among Patients With Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Requiring a Higher Level of Care.

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Summary of "Characteristics and Outcomes Among Patients With Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Requiring a Higher Level of Care."

Patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs) have a higher risk of developing organ failure, and they may require admission to the intensive care unit (ICU). The aim of our study is to determine the reasons for admission to the ICU, identify potential risk factors associated with mortality, and assess the outcomes of patients with ARD diseases admitted to the ICU.


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Name: Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases
ISSN: 1536-7355


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