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The Challenge of Admitting a Very Old Patient with Sepsis to an Intensive Care Unit

2021 19 Apr

Sepsis incidence in very old patients is high and related mortality and morbidity are a major health concern. Frailty and severity of illness, not just age or sepsis diagnosis, are the determinant factors in outcome. Early identification and treatment are decisive in their survival. N owadays, we are facing some important facts: there has... Read more