Evolving Demand for Critical Care Services for Elderly Adults with Dementia in Texas: A Population-Based Study.

  • Lavi Oud
  • Published 2016 in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Abstract

To the Editor: The elderly population in the United States, which is rapidly growing, accounts for half of the admissions to intensive care units (ICU). It has been projected that this growth will lead to an exponential rise in dementia-associated hospitalizations and can be expected to increase ICU use of individuals with dementia admitted to the hospital… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13971

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