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Paediatric Index of Mortality (PIM) for Children Receiving Intensive Care

Purpose:

To estimate a child's risk of mortality despite intensive care using the Paediatric Index of Mortality (PIM).

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complication detection

ICD-10:

Description:

The Paediatric Index of Mortality (PIM) can be used to predict the risk of mortality for a child admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The authors are from the Royal Children's Hospital in Victoria, Australia.

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