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Risk Factors for In-Hospital Mortality for Surgical Patient Readmitted to ICU

Purpose:

To evaluate a surgical patient who has been readmitted to the ICU for risk factors associated with in-hospital mortality.

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine

Objective:

risk factors, complications, surgery

ICD-10:

Description:

Kaben et al identified risk factors associated with in-hospital mortality for a surgical patient readmitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). This can help to identify a patient who may need more aggressive management and closer monitoring. The authors are Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.

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