Progress in Scoring Systems, Safety and Quality of Care in the ICU

  • J.-R. Le Gall
  • C. Alberti
Conference paper


Probability models derived from scoring systems are used to evaluate the performance of ICUs [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]. The comparison of observed versus expected mortality or standard mortality ratio (SMR) is said to be reproducible and related to the efficacy of the units.


Standard Mortality Ratio Chronic Health Evaluation Skilled Nursing Facility Inception Cohort Study Mortality Probability Model 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • J.-R. Le Gall
    • 1
  • C. Alberti
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Anaesthesia and Intensive CareSaint-Louis HospitalParisFrance

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