Waiting for the break of dawn? The effects of discharge time, discharge TISS scores and discharge facility on hospital mortality after intensive care.

@article{Beck2002WaitingFT,
  title={Waiting for the break of dawn? The effects of discharge time, discharge TISS scores and discharge facility on hospital mortality after intensive care.},
  author={Dieter H. Beck and Peter I A McQuillan and Gary B Smith},
  journal={Intensive care medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 9},
  pages={
          1287-93
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of discharge Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS) scores, discharge time and type of discharge facility on ultimate hospital mortality after intensive care. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING General intensive care unit (ICU) in a district general hospital. PATIENTS AND PARTICIPANTS One thousand six hundred fifty-four ICU patients discharged to hospital wards or high dependency units (HDUs). MAIN MEASUREMENTS AND RESULTS Vital status at… CONTINUE READING

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