Impact of Obesity on Outcomes in a Multiethnic Cohort of Medical Intensive Care Unit Patients.

PURPOSE To examine the association of obesity with in-hospital mortality and complications during critical illness. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of a multiethnic cohort of 699 patients admitted to medical intensive care unit between January 2010 and May 2011 at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West Hospitals, tertiary care centers… (More)