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  1. Guidelines for intensive care unit admission, discharge, and triage.

    Article - En anglais


    To provide guidelines for admission, discharge, and triage of adult patients to the intensive care unit (ICU), based on expert opinion and the relevant literature.

    Data Sources 

    Publications relevant to the admission, discharge, and triage of patients to the ICU were obtained from the medical literature.

    Study Selection 

    Not applicable.

    Data Extraction 

    Articles were reviewed and the relevant information extracted for analysis by an expert panel.

    Data Synthesis 

    The articles were reviewed and graded levels of recommendation made based on a rating system described in the text.


    Although little scientifically rigorous data exist validating the criteria for admission, discharge, and triage of adult patients to the ICU, current literature and expert opinion support guidelines to streamline the admission, discharge, and triage process.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Unité soin intensif, Admission hôpital, Sortie hôpital, Guide pratique, Malade état grave, Politique sanitaire, Organisation santé, Adulte, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care unit, Hospital admission, Hospital discharge, Handbook, Critically ill, Health policy, Public health organization, Adult, Human

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

    Cote : 99-0214722

    Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 16/11/1999.