Outcomes in Critical Care - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750649827

Outcomes in Critical Care

1st Edition

Editor: Saxon Ridley
Paperback ISBN: 9780750649827
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 6th January 2002
Page Count: 288
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Description

  • A comprehensive guide to all aspects of outcome measures for intensive care * Practical advice on which outcome measure to select to measure efficiency or effectiveness of care, discussing the advantages and weaknesses of each one * Emphasises the need to look at disability, functionality and quality of life as outcomes following intensive care * Helps the reader to appreciate the specific and selective use of outcome measures to provide valid and reliable answers to their questions

Table of Contents

Introduction; Mortality; Case mix adjustment by prediction of mortality; Organ failure scores; Determining ICU induced morbidity; Quality of life; Practical aspects; Complications and adverse events; Economic outcomes; Ethical issues.

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2002
Published:
6th January 2002
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750649827

About the Editor

Saxon Ridley

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Critical Care Complex, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich, UK