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Phase Angle and Frailty Are Important Prognostic Factors in Critically Ill Medical Patients: A Prospective Cohort Study

Intensive care
Author
Ko et al.
Used Parameters : MM, FFM, PBF, Phase angle, ECW/TBW

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Korea

Journal : J Nutr Health Aging

Objectives To investigate whether phase angle (PhA) measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and frailty are associated with the outcomes of critical illnesses. Design A single-center prospective cohort study. Setting Medical intensive care unit (ICU) in Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Participants 97 patients who were admitted to the medical ICU. Measurements On admission, PhA was measured by BIA, and frailty was assessed by the Korean Modified Barthel Index (KMBI) scoring system. Patients …
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