Long-stay patients in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: demographics and outcomes.

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AIM AND METHODS There is no consensus definition on what constitutes a long stay in the intensive care unit, and little published information on the demographic characteristics, resource usage or outcomes of long-stay patients. We used data from the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Adult Patient Database to identify patients who had spent… (More)

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@article{Crozier2007LongstayPI, title={Long-stay patients in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: demographics and outcomes.}, author={Timothy M Crozier and David V. Pilcher and Michael J. Bailey and Carol George and Graeme Hart}, journal={Critical care and resuscitation : journal of the Australasian Academy of Critical Care Medicine}, year={2007}, volume={9 4}, pages={327-33} }