A study on a novel scoring system for the evaluation of expected mortality in ICU-patients

  title={A study on a novel scoring system for the evaluation of expected mortality in ICU-patients},
  author={Arianna Mencattini and Marcello Salmeri and A. Lordi and Paola Casti and Alessandro Ferrero and Simona Salicone and S. Natoli and F. Leonardis and P. David},
  journal={2011 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications},
Patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) require huge resources because of the dysfunction of several of their vital organs. The heterogeneity and complexity of the ICU patients have generated interest in systems able to measure severity of illness as a method of predicting outcome, compare quality-of-care, analyze the costs of treating critically ill patients, evaluate stratification of clinical trials. The present work aims at developing a new scoring system to assess the severity of illness… CONTINUE READING
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