Nonrespiratory pediatric logistic organ dysfunction-2 score is a good predictor of mortality in children with acute respiratory failure.

@article{Leclerc2014NonrespiratoryPL,
  title={Nonrespiratory pediatric logistic organ dysfunction-2 score is a good predictor of mortality in children with acute respiratory failure.},
  author={Francis Leclerc and Alain Duhamel and Val{\'e}rie Deken and Claire Le Reun and Jacques Lacroix and St{\'e}phane Leteurtre},
  journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={590-3}
}
OBJECTIVE Multiple organ dysfunction, not respiratory failure, is the major cause of death in children with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome. This study was undertaken to estimate the predictive value of death of the nonrespiratory Pediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction-2 in children with acute respiratory failure. DESIGN Analysis of the database of the recently published Pediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction-2. SETTING Nine multidisciplinary, tertiary-care PICU of… CONTINUE READING
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