Evaluation of predictive ability of APACHE II system and hospital outcome in Canadian intensive care unit patients.

@article{Wong1995EvaluationOP,
  title={Evaluation of predictive ability of APACHE II system and hospital outcome in Canadian intensive care unit patients.},
  author={David Tai Wai Wong and S. L. Crofts and Manuel G{\'o}mez and G P McGuire and Robert Byrick},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={1177-83}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the ability of the acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) scoring system to predict patient outcome in two Canadian intensive care units (ICUs). To compare the severity of illness and outcome of Canadian ICU patients with existing United States data. DESIGN Prospective data collection on 1,724 Canadian ICU patients for validation of the APACHE II system. Comparison of the outcome of Canadian ICU patients to retrospective United States data on 4… CONTINUE READING