Outcome of pediatric intensive care at six centers in Mexico and Ecuador.


OBJECTIVE To improve understanding of the causes of morbidity and mortality among critically ill children in the countries studied. DESIGN Survey of hospital records between 1992 and 1994. SETTING Six pediatric intensive care units (ICUs) (four ICUs in Mexico City and two ICUs in Ecuador). PATIENTS Consecutive patients (n = 1,061) admitted to the… (More)


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