Long-term survival of intensive care and hospital patient cohorts compared with the general Australian population: a relative survival approach.

@article{Ghelani2009LongtermSO,
  title={Long-term survival of intensive care and hospital patient cohorts compared with the general Australian population: a relative survival approach.},
  author={Dhaval R. Ghelani and John L Moran and Andrew Sloggett and Richard J Leeson and Sandra L Peake},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={425-35}
}
RATIONALE Long-term post-hospital survival of intensive care cohorts has been poorly characterized. The relative survival of septic and non-septic intensive care and general hospital patient cohorts, compared with the Australian population, was determined. METHODS A retrospective cohort study in a tertiary-level adult intensive care. Index intensive care admissions, July 1993 to June 1999, with sepsis and surviving hospital, constituted the intensive care sepsis cohort; residual patients, the… CONTINUE READING