After-hours admissions are not associated with increased risk-adjusted mortality in pediatric intensive care

@article{Numa2007AfterhoursAA,
  title={After-hours admissions are not associated with increased risk-adjusted mortality in pediatric intensive care},
  author={Andrew H Numa and Gary T Williams and John Awad and Barry J Duffy},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={148-151}
}
To examine the influence of time of admission on risk-adjusted mortality and length of stay for nonelective patients admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) without 24-h per day in-house intensivist coverage. Data analyzed came from a comprehensive, prospectively collected ICU database. A 12-bed pediatric ICU located in a university-affiliated tertiary referral children's hospital. Subjects consisted of 4,456 consecutive nonelective patients admitted over a 10-year period (1997–2006… CONTINUE READING

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