A Severe Sepsis Mortality Prediction Model and Score for Use With Administrative Data.

@article{Ford2016ASS,
  title={A Severe Sepsis Mortality Prediction Model and Score for Use With Administrative Data.},
  author={Dee Walker Ford and Andrew J. Goodwin and Annie N Simpson and Emily L Johnson and Nandita R Nadig and Kit N. Simpson},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={319-27}
}
OBJECTIVE Administrative data are used for research, quality improvement, and health policy in severe sepsis. However, there is not a sepsis-specific tool applicable to administrative data with which to adjust for illness severity. Our objective was to develop, internally validate, and externally validate a severe sepsis mortality prediction model and associated mortality prediction score. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study using 2012 administrative data from five U.S. states. Three cohorts of… CONTINUE READING
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