Nursing home patients in the intensive care unit: Risk factors for mortality.

@article{Mattison2006NursingHP,
  title={Nursing home patients in the intensive care unit: Risk factors for mortality.},
  author={Melissa L. P. Mattison and James L. Rudolph and Dan K. Kiely and Edward R. Marcantonio},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={2583-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine intensive care unit (ICU) admission characteristics predictive of mortality among older nursing home residents. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING A 725-bed teaching nursing home and two teaching-hospital ICUs. PATIENTS One hundred twenty-three nursing home residents > or =75 yrs admitted to the ICU between July 1, 1999… CONTINUE READING