Being Overweight Is Associated With Greater Survival in ICU Patients: Results From the Intensive Care Over Nations Audit


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SAKR Y., ALHUSSAMI I., NANCHAL R., WUNDERINK R. G. , PELLIS T., WITTEBOLE X., ...More

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, vol.43, no.12, pp.2623-2632, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ccm.0000000000001310
  • Title of Journal : CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2623-2632

Abstract

Objective: To assess the effect of body mass index on ICU outcome and on the development of ICU-acquired infection.