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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 590837, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/590837
Research Article

Characteristics and Outcomes of Elderly Patients Refused to ICU

1Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario Príncipe de Asturias, Carretera Alcalá-Meco, s/n, Alcalá de Henares, 28805 Madrid, Spain
2Palliative Care Unit, Hospital Universitario Príncipe de Asturias, Alcalá de Henares, 28805 Madrid, Spain
3Department of Medicine, University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, 28871 Madrid, Spain

Received 15 August 2013; Accepted 1 October 2013

Academic Editors: C. Czech, G. Onder, and W. Schupp

Copyright © 2013 María-Consuelo Pintado et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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