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  1. A case-control study of patients readmitted to the intensive care unit.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To determine characteristics of patients requiring readmission to an intensive care unit (ICU).

    Design

    Retrospective case-control chart review.

    Setting

    Adult patients in an 8-bed medical and 16-bed surgical ICU in a 650-bed university teaching hospital during an 18-month period.

    Interventions

    None.

    Methods

    Each patient readmitted to either ICU was compared to a single control patient matched for age, sex, unit, and diagnosis.

    A total of 117 variables were obtained from chart review.

    The last value for each viable before ICU discharge was used.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Unité soin intensif, Admission hôpital, Cause, Homme, Etude statistique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Réanimation, Réadmission

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care unit, Hospital admission, Cause, Human, Statistical study, United States, North America, America, Resuscitation

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0033127

    Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 199406.