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Age is just a number: how should we triage old patients in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic?

Abstract : Increased numbers of Intensive Care beds are required in major surges, such as seen in the current Covid-19 pandemic. There are two possible options, available to hospitals , and these are not mutually exclusive: to increase the bed availability, and /or institute priority rules for admission of patients (triage).
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Bertrand Guidet, Hans Flaatten, Susannah Leaver. Age is just a number: how should we triage old patients in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic?. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2021, 28 (2), pp.92-94. ⟨10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000792⟩. ⟨hal-03262497⟩

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