An improved medical admissions risk system using multivariable fractional polynomial logistic regression modelling.

@article{Silke2010AnIM,
  title={An improved medical admissions risk system using multivariable fractional polynomial logistic regression modelling.},
  author={Bernard Silke and John Kellett and Terence Rooney and Kathleen Bennett and Deirdre O'Riordan},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2010},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={23-32}
}
AIM To develop and validate an in-hospital mortality risk prediction tool for unselected acutely ill medical patients using routinely collected physiological and laboratory data. DESIGN Analysis of all emergency medical patients admitted to St James's Hospital (SJH), Dublin, between 1 January 2002 and 31 December 2007. Validation using a dataset of acute medical admissions from Nenagh Hospital 2000-04. METHODS Using routinely collected vital signs and laboratory findings, a composite 5-day… CONTINUE READING

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