Preexisting comorbid psychiatric conditions and mortality in nonsurgical intensive care patients.

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PURPOSE To examine the effects of preexisting comorbid psychiatric conditions on mortality in a large cohort of patients admitted to a nonsurgical intensive care unit. METHODS This retrospective cohort study involved 66,672 consecutive eligible nonsurgical patients admitted to intensive care units in 129 Veterans Health Administration hospitals during… (More)
DOI: 10.4037/ajcc2010967

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@article{Abrams2010PreexistingCP, title={Preexisting comorbid psychiatric conditions and mortality in nonsurgical intensive care patients.}, author={Thad E. Abrams and Mary Vaughan-Sarrazin and Gary E. Rosenthal}, journal={American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses}, year={2010}, volume={19 3}, pages={241-9} }