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Name of Media:

Rationing critical care beds: a systematic review


Sinuff T, Kahnamoui K, Cook DJ, Luce JM, Levy MM

Publisher or Source:

University of York- the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Type of Media:

Medical Journal

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians

Country of Origin:

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Primary Focus of Media:

Pre-Use of PICS Designation

COVID-19 Related:



CRD summary
The authors assessed the impact of rationing intensive care unit beds on the process and outcomes of care and concluded that the observational nature, heterogeneity, moderate to poor methodological quality and lack of succinct conclusions of the individual studies precluded strong conclusions. The authors' conclusions reflect the evidence presented and appear reliable.
Authors' objectives
To assess the impact of rationing intensive care unit beds on the process and outcomes of care.

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