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  1. Effectiveness and efficiency of a Dutch pediatric intensive care unit : validity and application of the pediatric risk of mortality score.

    Article - En anglais


    To assess the performance of pediatric intensive care by an international standard.


    Prospective, cohort study.


    Nine-bed multidisciplinary pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) within a 174-bed, tertiary care children's hospital.


    Consecutive, unselected patients (n=612) during a 16-month period.



    Measurements and Main Results 

    Collected data included age, major diagnostic category, primary clinical specialty, severity of illness (daily Pediatric Risk of Mortality [PRISM] score), administration of ICU-dependent therapy (daily), and vital status at discharge.

    The PRISM score allowed the calculation of overall and daily mortality risk.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Soin intensif, Echelle évaluation, Efficacité traitement, Enfant, Homme, Rapport coût bénéfice, Pays Bas, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care, Evaluation scale, Treatment efficiency, Child, Human, Cost benefit ratio, Netherlands, Europe

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

    Cote : 94-0679889

    Code Inist : 002B27B11. Création : 09/06/1995.