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Simplified prognostic model for critically ill patients in resource limited settings in South Asia.

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Current critical care prognostic models are predominantly developed in high-income countries (HICs) and may not be feasible in intensive care units (ICUs) in lower- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Existing prognostic models cannot be applied without validation in LMICs as the different disease profiles, resource availability, and heterogeneity of the population may limit the transferability of such scores. A major shortcoming in using such models in LMICs is the u...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13054-017-1843-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit More from this funder
Sri Lanka Ministry of Health More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Critical Care Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
250
Publication date:
2017-10-05
Acceptance date:
2017-09-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1466-609X
ISSN:
1364-8535
Pubs id:
pubs:737315
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uri:deb64e7b-f657-490f-ac17-02a65fe88a01
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uuid:deb64e7b-f657-490f-ac17-02a65fe88a01
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pubs:737315

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