Light and the outcome of the critically ill: an observational cohort study

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INTRODUCTION Light before and during acute illness has been associated with both benefit and harm in animal models and small human studies. Our objective was to determine the associations of light duration (photoperiod) and intensity (insolation) before and during critical illness with hospital mortality in ICU patients. Based on the 'winter… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/cc11437

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@inproceedings{Castro2012LightAT, title={Light and the outcome of the critically ill: an observational cohort study}, author={Ricardo A.B. Castro and Derek C. Angus and Seo Yeon Hong and Chingwen Lee and Lisa A. Weissfeld and Gilles Clermont and Matthew Randall Rosengart}, booktitle={Critical care}, year={2012} }