TITLE

Admission Source to the Medical Intensive Care Unit Predicts Hospital Death Independent of APACHE II Score

AUTHOR(S)
Escarce, Jose J.; Kelley, Mark A.
PUB. DATE
November 1990
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/14/90, Vol. 264 Issue 18, p2389
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details a study which examined if the source of admission to the medical intensive care unit is associated with hospital death independent of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Clinical characteristics of the study population; Methodology of the study; Relationship between predicted and actual hospital death rates.
ACCESSION #
10414331

 

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