Noncompliance with medical follow-up after pediatric intensive care.

@article{McPherson2002NoncomplianceWM,
  title={Noncompliance with medical follow-up after pediatric intensive care.},
  author={Mona L McPherson and David R. Lairson and Elliot O'Brian Smith and Baruch A. Brody and Larry S. Jefferson},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={109 6},
  pages={e94}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the medical follow-up ordered, the health care utilization, the appointment compliance, and the risk factors associated with noncompliance in patients who are discharged after a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) stay. METHODS A prospective, analytic, cohort study of 111 critically ill children, age 1 day to 16 years, who were admitted to a 30-bed PICU in an urban, tertiary-care, pediatric teaching hospital compared children who were compliant with medical follow-up… CONTINUE READING
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