Nutritional Status Based on Body Mass Index Is Associated With Morbidity and Mortality in Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Children in the PICU.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the influence of admission anthropometry on clinical outcomes in mechanically ventilated children in the PICU. DESIGN Data from two multicenter cohort studies were compiled to examine the unique contribution of nutritional status, defined by body mass index z score, to 60-day mortality, hospital-acquired infections, length of… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001713

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