Characteristics, clinical course, and outcomes of homeless and non-homeless patients admitted to ICU: A retrospective cohort study

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BACKGROUND Little is known about homeless patients in intensive care units (ICUs). OBJECTIVES To compare clinical characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of homeless to non-homeless patients admitted to four ICUs in a large inner-city academic hospital. METHODS 63 randomly-selected homeless compared to 63 age-, sex-, and admitting-ICU-matched non… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179207

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