Risk factors for long intensive care unit stay after cardiopulmonary bypass in children.

@article{Brown2003RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for long intensive care unit stay after cardiopulmonary bypass in children.},
  author={Katherine Brown and Deborah A. Ridout and Allan P. Goldman and Aparna U Hoskote and Daniel J. Penny},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={28-33}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether children who experience longer intensive care unit (ICU) stays after open heart surgery may be identified at admission by clinical criteria. To identify factors associated with longer ICU stays that are potential targets for quality improvement. SETTING Tertiary pediatric cardiac surgical center. DESIGN A retrospective review was performed of pre-, intra-, and postoperative factors for children undergoing open heart surgery. All factors were evaluated for… CONTINUE READING

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