Paediatric use of intensive care.
To determine the number of children from a defined population who use intensive care facilities, to analyse bed occupancy data for those children, and to estimate the number of intensive care beds required to satisfy this demand throughout the year.
Examination of admission data books from intensive care units within the four Birmingham health authorities and the neighbouring health authorities.
Two hundred and ninety seven children resident within the four Birmingham health authorities used intensive care facilities in a calendar year.
One hundred and forty one (47%) of these were admitted for specialist paediatric services.
Mots-clés Pascal : Consommation, Unité soin intensif, Service hospitalier, Enfant, Pédiatrie, Utilisation, Soin intensif, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Consumption, Intensive care unit, Hospital ward, Child, Pediatrics, Use, Intensive care, Human
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0479024
Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199501.