Improving the Use of Intensive Care
When I began my clinical career in critical care five years ago, I found the young specialty confused. Barely 20 years old, it was, in many ways, like a child who had just completed the unquestioning exuberance of adolescence and was now facing some difficult choices. What was its purpose? What were its unique talents? What was the contribution it would make to the practice of medicine?
KeywordsHospital Death Rate Logistic Multiple Regression Intensive Care Service Acute Severity Nontraumatic Coma
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