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  1. Glasgow coma scale score in the evaluation of outcome in the intensive care unit : findings from the acute physiology and chronic health evaluation III study.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To investigate the ability of the Glasgow Coma Scale score to predict hospital mortality rate for adult medical-surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients without trauma.

    Design

    A prospective cohort analysis of adult medical-surgical patients from a nationally representative sample of 40 U.S. hospitals.

    Patients

    18,973 consecutive, nontraumatic ICU admissions and a comparison group of 687 head trauma admissions.

    Interventions

    None.

    Measurements and Main Results

    Patients' gender, age, treatment location before ICU admiaaion, comorbidities, admission diagnosis, daily physiologic measurements, Glasgow Coma Scale score, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE III) score, subsequent hospital mortality rate, and unit-specific sedation practices were noted.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Soin intensif, Pronostic, Echelle évaluation, Epidémiologie, Etude comparative, Homme, Etude statistique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Réanimation, APACHE III, Glasgow Coma Scale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care, Prognosis, Evaluation scale, Epidemiology, Comparative study, Human, Statistical study, United States, North America, America, Resuscitation

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

    Cote : 94-0028114

    Code Inist : 002B27B14D. Création : 199406.