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ICU Management

#ESAGeneva: Frailer Patients at Greater Risk of Institutional Care and Death

2017 04 Jun

Research presented at Euroanaesthesia Congress in Geneva shows that frail patients are twice as likely to die in the year following admission to critical care and are also more likely to need nursing home care after discharge from hospital as compared to patients who are not frail. Frailty is quite common and affects 1 in 10 people over the age of 70.... Read more