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Ver the age of 65. Interestingly, there is no significant difference between the non frail and frail groups of patients admitted to intensive care. This may be because of small sample size. The length of stay of the frail patient is shorter and this may be because as intensivists we are better at treatment limitation in this group of patients. No difference in overall mortality suggests that the p
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Ver the age of 65. Interestingly, there is no significant difference between the non frail and frail groups of patients admitted to intensive care. This may be because of small sample size. The length of stay of the frail patient is shorter and this may be because as intensivists we are better at treatment limitation in this group of patients. No difference in overall mortality suggests that the p
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Ly increasing. This audit aimed to look retrospectively at our admissions to Intensive Care, to categorise them into frail or non frail, and evaluate how frailty correlated with ICU length of stay and mortality Methods: A retrospective case note review of all patients admitted to Intensive Care over a six month period in the Victoria Infirmary and then Queen Elizabeth University hospital in Glasgo
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Those receiving mechanical ventilation during more than 24 h had a mortality of 58.7 , and patients receiving renal replacement therapy had a mortality of 80.0 . Of the patients who died in the hospital, 86.2 were treated with vasopressors, 76.2 received mechanical ventilation during more than 24 hours and 30.0 underwent renal replacement therapy. 50 of patients dying in the ICU died at
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Those receiving mechanical ventilation during more than 24 h had a mortality of 58.7 , and patients receiving renal replacement therapy had a mortality of 80.0 . Of the patients who died in the hospital, 86.2 were treated with vasopressors, 76.2 received mechanical ventilation during more than 24 hours and 30.0 underwent renal replacement therapy. 50 of patients dying in the ICU died at
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Were aged 80 or above. Data was not available for one patient. Of the 207 patients for whom data was available, the mean age was 84.3 years. Data for 23 of these patients was not available to a year. Of the 133 surgical patients, 49(36.8 ) were admitted after elective and 84(63.2 ) after emergency surgery. At one year, 39 of the elective patients were alive and 31 of the emergency patients. Of t