Hospital mortality of adults admitted to Intensive Care Units in hospitals with and without Intermediate Care Units: a multicentre European cohort study


Capuzzo M., Volta C. A. , Tassinati T., Moreno R. P. , Valentin A., Guidet B., ...More

CRITICAL CARE, vol.18, no.5, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s13054-014-0551-8
  • Title of Journal : CRITICAL CARE

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of the study was to assess whether adults admitted to hospitals with both Intensive Care Units (ICU) and Intermediate Care Units (IMCU) have lower in-hospital mortality than those admitted to ICUs without an IMCU.