Assessing the risk of mortality in paediatric cancer patients admitted to the paediatric intensive care unit: a novel risk score?


Intensive front-line protocols have improved survival in children with malignancies; however, intensive multimodal therapy of paediatric malignancies can be associated with a significant risk of serious adverse events. Common risk scores (PRISM, PRISM III, APACHE-II) fail to predict mortality in these patients. A retrospective chart analysis of 32… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-005-1695-y

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