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Use of the Ratio in APACHE II Scores to Predict Mortality in a Patient with Acute Renal Failure in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

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Van Bommel et al evaluated patients with acute renal failure admitted to the surgical intensive care unit (ICU). They used the ratios of 2 APACHE II scores to predict the risk of mortality in these patients. The authors are from University Hospital Dijkzigt and Erasmus University in The Netherlands.

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