Mortality prediction and outcomes among burns patients from Australian and New Zealand intensive care units

James McNamee, David Pilcher, Michael Bailey, Edwina Moore, Heather Cleland

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)196 - 201
Number of pages6
JournalCritical Care and Resuscitation
Volume12
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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