Neonatal intensive care unit: predictive models for length of stay

@article{Bender2013NeonatalIC,
  title={Neonatal intensive care unit: predictive models for length of stay},
  author={George Jesse Bender and Devin C. Koestler and Hernando Ombao and Meghan McCourt and B Alskinis and Lewis P. Rubin and James Padbury},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={33},
  pages={147-153}
}
Objective:Hospital length of stay (LOS) is important to administrators and families of neonates admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). A prediction model for NICU LOS was developed using predictors birth weight, gestational age and two severity of illness tools, the score for neonatal acute physiology, perinatal extension (SNAPPE) and the… CONTINUE READING