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  1. A review of 2000 consecutive ICU admissions.

    Article - En anglais

    The working practices and outcomes from UK intensive care units are poorly documented to date.

    We have reviewed 2000 consecutive admissions to one intensive care unit in a tertiary referral centre with intially six, then eight beds.

    The study was a retrospective review of contemporaneous data collection within the period 1986-1990.

    Demographic details, referral source, admission time, admission diagnosis.

    APACHE II score, therapeutic interventions, and outcome were recorded.

    A high overall mortality in the intensive care unit (23%), proportional to APACHE II scoring on admission, was demonstrated.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Soin intensif, Unité soin intensif, Royaume Uni, Europe, Admission hopital, Service hospitalier, Epidémiologie, Rétrospective, Mortalité, Organisation santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care, Intensive care unit, United Kingdom, Europe, Hospital admission, Hospital ward, Epidemiology, Retrospective, Mortality, Public health organization

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

    Cote : 93-0265196

    Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199406.