Simple translational equations to compare illness severity scores in intensive care trials.

@article{Schneider2013SimpleTE,
  title={Simple translational equations to compare illness severity scores in intensive care trials.},
  author={Antoine Guillaume Schneider and Miklos Lipcsey and Michael L Bailey and David V Pilcher and Rinaldo Bellomo},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={885.e1-8}
}
PURPOSE Comparison of illness severity for intensive care unit populations assessed according to different scoring systems should increase our ability to compare and meta-analyze past and future trials but is currently not possible. Accordingly, we aimed to establish a methodology to translate illness severity scores obtained from one system into another. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using the Australian and New-Zealand intensive care adult patient database, we obtained simultaneous admission Acute… CONTINUE READING
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