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Model for Predicting Readmission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Following Cardiac Surgery

Purpose:

To identify a patient being discharged from the ICU following cardiac surgery who is likely to be readmitted based on the model of van Diepen et al.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I97

Description:

van Diepen et al developed a model for predicting readmission to the ICU following cardiac surgery. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Alberta Hospital in Canada.

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