Is frailty a prognostic factor for critically ill elderly patients?


Kizilarslanoglu M. C. , Civelek R., Kilic M. K. , Sumer F., Varan H., Kara O., ...More

AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, vol.29, no.2, pp.247-255, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s40520-016-0557-y
  • Journal Name: AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.247-255
  • Keywords: Frailty, Elderly, Intensive care unit, APACHE II, SOFA score, INTENSIVE-CARE-UNIT, CRITICAL ILLNESS, MORTALITY, MULTICENTER, PREVALENCE, SURVIVORS, COHORT, LIFE, ICU
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim The study aimed to investigate the effects of frailty on clinical outcomes of patients in an intensive care unit (ICU).