The aim was to demonstrate the performance of a modified version of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score to predict mortality in medical and surgical patients with cancer. We performed an electronic retrospective review of databases. We included adult patients with cancer admitted into a 53-bed ICU over 28 months. We electronically… (More)
Objective of Research: Assessment of time-series satellite data as landscape indicators; development and implementation of classification scheme for watershed condition.
INTRODUCTION Recent reports using thrombelastography have suggested that neurosurgical patients develop a hypercoagulable state in the postoperative period. Since venous thromboembolism is a potentially life threatening complication in these patients, we studied a similar population in our institution. METHODS We conducted a prospective pilot study to… (More)