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  1. Calculating risk and outcome : The veterans affairs database.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Risk Management in CABG : A Continuing Perspective. Symposium. Orlando, Florida (USA), 1996/01/27.

    The methodology used by the Department of Veterans Affairs for data collection and analysis to derive observed/expected mortality ratios in cardiac surgical patients is reviewed.

    The Department of Veterans Affairs'use of univariate and multivariate analysis to develop risk ratios for individual risk factors is described.

    Its experience with tracking observed/expected mortality and morbidity associated with cardiac surgery and length of hospital stays is reviewed.

    Results of the Department of Veterans Affairs study of the relationship between hospital surgical volume and observed/expected ratios are reported.

    Feasible goals for the improvement of the predictive capability of database models and the limitations affecting model accuracy are discussed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Risque, Méthode calcul, Chirurgie, Aide décision, Analyse risque, Méthodologie, Pronostic, Modèle mathématique, Homme, Mortalité, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Risk, Computing method, Surgery, Decision aid, Risk analysis, Methodology, Prognosis, Mathematical model, Human, Mortality, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0016852

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 21/05/1997.