Designing and conducting a cluster-randomized trial of ICU admission for the elderly patients: the ICE-CUB 2 study

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BACKGROUND The benefit of ICU admission for elderly patients remains controversial. This report highlights the methodology, the feasibility of and the ethical and logistical constraints in designing and conducting a cluster-randomized trial of intensive care unit (ICU) admission for critically ill elderly patients. METHODS We designed an interventional… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13613-016-0161-5

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