Results, charges, and benefits of intensive care for critically ill patients: update 1983.


Objective and quantitative methods were used to measure severity of illness and outcome of intensive care in critically ill patients, in terms of success or failure of therapy within the ICU, survival or death at 1 yr, quality of life in survivors, and utilization of resources. One hundred ninety-nine consecutive Class IV critically ill surgical patients… (More)


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