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What factors are associated with increased mortality in COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICU?

An investigation led by the Anaesthesiology Department at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona has studied the characteristics of COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICU at more than thirty hospitals in Spain. Age and a higher score on clinical scales were the factors that most influenced a poorer outcome in these patients.  

Stock image from the Intensive surveillance area at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. Photographer Francisco Avia