August 31, 2022

Intensive Care Bites

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Over the last few years, the assessment of frailty at admission to the ICU has become increasingly popular. Frailty is also considered one of the potential prognostic indicators in patients with COVID-19.

The degree of frailty could be used to assist both the triage into intensive care and decisions regarding treatment limitations.

The COVIP study, led by prof Jung, sought to determine the interaction of frailty and age in elderly COVID-19 ICU patients.

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