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Applicability of the APACHE II model to a lower middle income country

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To determine the utility of APACHE II in a low-and middle-income (LMIC) setting and the implications of missing data.Patients meeting APACHE II inclusion criteria admitted to 18 ICUs in Sri Lanka over three consecutive months had data necessary for the calculation of APACHE II, probabilities prospectively extracted from case notes. APACHE II physiology score (APS), probabilities, Standardised (ICU) Mortality Ratio (SMR), discrimination (AUROC), and calibration (C-statistic) were calculated, b...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.07.022

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Haniffa, R More by this author
Pubudu De Silva, A More by this author
Weerathunga, P More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Athapattu, P More by this author
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Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit More from this funder
Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Critical Care Journal website
Volume:
42
Pages:
178-183
Publication date:
2017-07-13
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ISSN:
0883-9441
Pubs id:
pubs:713143
URN:
uri:07f9134c-a02d-4333-a75a-31f37b5f6cff
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uuid:07f9134c-a02d-4333-a75a-31f37b5f6cff
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pubs:713143

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