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BACKGROUND Data on long-term outcomes of elderly (≥65 years) patients in ICU are sparse. MATERIALS AND METHODS Adult patients (n = 1563, 45.4% elderly) admitted over 28 months were analyzed by competing risks regression model to determine independent factors related to in-hospital and long-term mortality. RESULTS 414 (26.5%) and 337 (21.6%) patients(More)
A 52-year-old African American man with untreated AIDS and active intravenous drug abuse presented with a three-day history of bilateral upper abdominal pain radiating to the back, which was associated with loss of appetite and generalized weakness. There was no fever or night sweats, and no vomiting, diarrhea, dysuria or hematuria. He denied cough,(More)
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