This study compared clinical outcomes among adult, elderly and very elderly patients admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) located in São Paulo, Brazil. This retrospective, longitudinal and comparative study included 279 adult (≥18 and <60 years), 216 elderly (≥60 and <80 years) and 105 very elderly (≥80 years) patients. Adult patients differed from other groups regarding the unit to which they were referred and severity, according to the Simplified Acute Physiology Score II. Adults were most frequently sen… Show more
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