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BACKGROUND Most reports in the medical literature on food allergy mortality are related to peanut and tree nut. There is limited knowledge regarding these reactions and often only a partial medical history is described. OBJECTIVE To record and characterize all known cases of mortality due to food allergy in Israel occurring during the period 2004-2011. (More)
INTRODUCTION Many mechanically ventilated elderly patients in Israel are treated outside of intensive care units (ICUs). The decision as to whether these patients should be treated in ICUs is reached without clear guidelines. We therefore conducted a study with the aim of identifying triage criteria and factors associated with in-hospital mortality in this(More)
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