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A cross-sectional survey of critical care services in Sri Lanka: a lower middle-income country.

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PURPOSE: To describe the extent and variation of critical care services in Sri Lanka as a first step towards the development of a nationwide critical care unit (CCU) registry. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in all state CCUs by telephone or by visits to determine administration, infrastructure, equipment, staffing, and overall patient outcomes. RESULTS: There were 99 CCUs with 2.5 CCU beds per 100000 population and 13 CCU beds per 1 000 hospital beds. The median...

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10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.04.021

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Journal:
Journal of critical care
Volume:
29
Issue:
5
Pages:
764-768
Publication date:
2014-10-01
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EISSN:
1557-8615
ISSN:
0883-9441
Source identifiers:
470229
Language:
English
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2014-08-06

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