Low skeletal muscle area is a risk factor formortality in mechanically ventilated critically illpatients

Peter JM Weijs, Wilhelmus GPM Looijaard, Ingeborg M Dekker, Sandra N Stapel, Armand RJ Girbes, Heleen M Oudemans-van Straaten, Albertus Beishuizen

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Abstract

Abstract: INTRODUCTION: Higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with lower mortality in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients. However, it is yet unclear which body component is responsible for this relationship.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberR12
Number of pages7
JournalCritical Care
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2014

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