Outcome Prediction in Intensive Care

  • R. Moreno
Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 2000)

Abstract

In the beginning of the 1980s, the research community assisted in the development of the first generation of outcome prediction models. The publication in 1981 by W. Knaus et al. of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) system [1], followed two years later by the Simplified Acute Physiological Score (SAPS) from J.-R. Le Gall, et al. [2] constituted a breakthrough in the field of outcome evaluation in the intensive care unit (ICU).

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Catheter Europe Creatinine Pneumonia Assure 

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