The Body Mass Index as a Prognostic Factor of Critical Care


BACKGROUND/AIMS Obesity is a worldwide concern, but its influence on critical care outcomes is not well understood. We tested the hypothesis that abnormal body mass index (BMI) would be an independent predictor of higher mortality rates in intensive care unit (ICU). METHODS We retrospectively reviewed patients who had admitted to the ICU from January 2007… (More)
DOI: 10.3904/kjim.2010.25.2.162


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