Background: Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) III scores have been shown to correlate with outcomes for patients with burn injuries. It is unknown whether they can be used to compare outcomes between intensive care units that admit patients with burns in Australia and New Zealand. Objective: To assess the APACHE III-j score as a predictor of mortality for burns patients and use it to compare riskadjusted outcomes between different ICUs.
|Pages (from-to)||196 - 201|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Critical Care and Resuscitation|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|