Baseline Characteristics and Outcomes of 1591 Patients Infected With SARS-CoV-2 Admitted to ICUs of the Lombardy Region, Italy

In this case series of 1591 critically ill patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 admitted to ICUs in Lombardy, Italy, majority were older men, with a large proportion requiring mechanical ventilation and high levels of positive end-expiratory pressure; ICU mortality was 26%


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