[Assessment of critical care costs of an intensive care unit with TISS (Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System)--an economic analysis of intensive care].

@article{Lefering1996AssessmentOC,
  title={[Assessment of critical care costs of an intensive care unit with TISS (Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System)--an economic analysis of intensive care].},
  author={Rolf Lefering and Edmund A G Neugebauer and Alexander Lechleuthner and Hans Troidl},
  journal={Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie. Supplement. Kongressband. Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Chirurgie. Kongress},
  year={1996},
  volume={113},
  pages={318-20}
}
The parallel documentation of Apache II and TISS scores on a surgical intensive care unit allows detailed cost-effectiveness analyses. 929 patient were observed over 18 months with an average Apache score of 12.8 and 32.3 TISS points per patient-day. A value of 44.46 DM per TISS point resulted from a detailed cost analysis.