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Mortality prediction and acuity assessment in critical care

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Accurate mortality prediction in intensive care units (ICUs) allows for the risk adjustment of study populations, aids in patient care and provides a method for benchmarking overall hospital and ICU performance. ICU risk-adjustment models are primarily comprised of an integer severity of illness score which increases with increasing patient risk of mortality. First published in the 1980s, the improvements to these scores primarily consisted of increasing the dimensionality of the model, an...

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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Department:
University of Oxford
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Emory University
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Prescient Healthcare
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University of Oxford
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ICNARC
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RCUK Digital Economy Programme
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EP/G036861/1
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2016-05-24

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