Predictive monitoring for early detection of subacute potentially catastrophic illnesses in critical care

Abstract

We wish to save lives of patients admitted to ICUs. Their mortality is high enough based simply on the severity of the original injury or illness, but is further raised by events during their stay. We target those events that are subacute but potentially catastrophic, such as infection. Sepsis, for example, is a bacterial infection of the bloodstream, that… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6091407

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