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Revised Paediatric Index of Mortality (PIM2)

Purpose:

To predict mortality for a pediatric patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) using the revised Paediatric Index of Mortality (PIM2).

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Pedatrics

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

Description:

Slater et al reported a revised version of the Paediatric Index of Mortality, designated PIM2. This can help identify children who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the PIM Study Group involving multiple university hospitals in Australia and England.

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