A clinical deterioration prediction tool for internal medicine patients.

@article{Kirkland2013ACD,
  title={A clinical deterioration prediction tool for internal medicine patients.},
  author={Lisa Lee Kirkland and Michael M Malinchoc and Megan M O'Byrne and J. W. Benson and Deanne T. Kashiwagi and M. Caroline Burton and Prathibha Varkey and Timothy I Morgenthaler},
  journal={American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={135-42}
}
Many early warning models for hospitalized patients use variables measured on admission to the hospital ward; few have been rigorously derived and validated. The objective was to create and validate a clinical deterioration prediction tool using routinely collected clinical and nursing measurements. Multivariate regression analysis was used to determine… CONTINUE READING