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Arterial pH Selectively Predicts Intensive Care Unit Transfer From the Emergency Department in Obese Patients With Acute Dyspnea

2017-08-06 14:36:17 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study evaluates the prognostic value of arterial blood gas analysis in a cohort of Emergency Department patients presenting with shortness of breath of any cause, comparing obese and non-obese patients.

Description

Factors associated with admission to intensive care unit (ICU) or ED mortality before transfer to the ICU are analyzed in obese (BMI ≥ 30kg.m-2) and non-obese patients subgroups.

Study Design

Conditions

Dyspnea

Location

Montpellier University hospital
Montpellier
France
34295

Status

Completed

Source

Association pour la Formation du Personnel à la Medecine d'Urgence

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