Journal article

Socioeconomic Position and Health Outcomes Following Critical Illness: A Systematic Review

Jennifer RA Jones, Sue Berney, Bronwen Connolly, Jamie L Waterland, Linda Denehy, David M Griffith, Zudin A Puthucheary

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Systematically review evidence examining association between preadmission socioeconomic position and physical function, health-related quality of life and survival following critical illness. DATA SOURCES: Four electronic databases (MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, CENTRAL) and personal libraries were searched. Reference lists of eligible articles were cross-checked. STUDY SELECTION: Primary quantitative studies reporting association between socioeconomic position and physical function, health-related quality of life, or survival of adults admitted to the ICU were included. DATA EXTRACTION: Performed by two reviewers independently in duplicate using a prepiloted data extraction form. Qua..

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