A prospective multicenter cohort study of frailty in younger critically ill patients

@inproceedings{Bagshaw2016APM,
  title={A prospective multicenter cohort study of frailty in younger critically ill patients},
  author={Maria Bagshaw and Sumit Ranjan Majumdar and Darryl B. Rolfson and Q. Ibrahim and Robert Charles McDermid and Henry T Stelfox},
  booktitle={Critical care},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Frailty is a multidimensional syndrome characterized by loss of physiologic and cognitive reserve that heightens vulnerability. Frailty has been well described among elderly patients (i.e., 65 years of age or older), but few studies have evaluated frailty in nonelderly patients with critical illness. We aimed to describe the prevalence, correlates, and outcomes associated with frailty among younger critically ill patients. METHODS We conducted a prospective cohort study of 197… CONTINUE READING

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