Mechanical Ventilation in Children, a Computeraided Follow-Up Study

  • G. L. Olsson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 24)

Abstract

Children treated with mechanical ventilation consumes a comparatively large part of medical resources. It is thus essential to be able to continously evaluate this treatment, not only as mortality at the department but also as mortality and morbidity after discharge from the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). The aim of this study was to determine the outcome of patients treated with mechanical ventilation in our pediatric intensive care unit and to estimate resources consumed in measuring length of stay in the unit and after discharge.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Olsson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric AnesthesiaSt. Görans HospitalStockholmSweden

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