Skeletal morbidity among survivors of critical illness

Neil Orford, Kym Saunders, Elizabeth Merriman, Margaret Henry, Julie Anne Pasco, Peter Stow, Mark Kotowicz

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Objectives: To describe the incident fracture rate in survivors of critical illness and to compare fracture risk with population-matched control subjects. Design: Retrospective longitudinal casea??cohort study. Setting: A tertiary adult intensive care unit in Australia. Patients: All patients ventilated admitted to intensive care and requiring mechanical ventilation for a?Y48 hrs between January 1998 and December 2005. Interventions: None.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1295 - 1300
Number of pages6
JournalCritical Care Medicine
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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