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  1. Modeling the severity of illness of ICU patients : a systems update.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    - To review recent revisions of systems for estimating the probability of hospital mortality of adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients.

    Emphasis on comparison of components of systems and potential uses.

    Data Sources

    - Published articles in which the systems were presented.

    Study Selection

    - Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE III), Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS II), and Mortality Probability Models (MPM II) are the major severity systems for ICU patients.

    Data Extraction

    - Information on variables collected in the systems, characteristics of databases from which they were developed, and reported performance of models were evaluated from published articles.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Unité soin intensif, Mortalité, Homme, Hôpital, Soin intensif, Epidémiologie, Indice gravité, Modèle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care unit, Mortality, Human, Hospital, Intensive care, Epidemiology, Severity score, Models

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

    Cote : 94-0704288

    Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 09/06/1995.