Parkinson’s Patients Needing ICU Care More Fragile Than Others: Study

Parkinson’s Patients Needing ICU Care More Fragile Than Others: Study

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Parkinson’s Patients Needing ICU Care More Fragile Than Others: Study

Longer hospital stays and poorer overall health were evident among Parkinson’s patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in Brazil, but their likelihood of dying in an ICU was comparable to those of other patients, an 18-year analysis of hospital records found. Sepsis and trauma were among the leading causes of ICU admission for people with Parkinson’s, the analysis of records from seven hospitals in the Brazilian city of Curitiba reported. The analysis, “Evaluation of Patients with…

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