Prediction of outcome from intensive care: a prospective cohort study comparing Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II and III prognostic systems in a United Kingdom intensive care unit.

@article{Beck1997PredictionOO,
  title={Prediction of outcome from intensive care: a prospective cohort study comparing Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II and III prognostic systems in a United Kingdom intensive care unit.},
  author={Dieter H. Beck and Barbara Leif Taylor and Brian D. Millar and Gary B Smith},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          9-15
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the ability of two prognostic systems to predict hospital mortality in adult intensive care patients. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING A mixed medical and surgical intensive care unit (ICU) in the United Kingdom. PATIENTS A total of 1,144 patients consecutively admitted to the study. INTERVENTIONS None. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II and III prognostic systems were applied to assess probabilities… CONTINUE READING
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