The Effects of EICURTM Technology on Clinical Outcomes of ICU Patients: Analysis of the Relationship of Patient, Hospital, and Unit Characteristics to Proximal and Distal Outcomes

The Effects of EICURTM Technology on Clinical Outcomes of ICU Patients: Analysis of the Relationship of Patient, Hospital, and Unit Characteristics to Proximal and Distal Outcomes

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Each year approximately five million people are treated in the nation's intensive care units making intensive care one of the most expensive components of the U.S. healthcare system. Of these patients, 400, 000-500, 000 will die annually giving the ICU the distinction of having the highest rate of mortality and complications in the hospital setting. Studies have demonstrated that one in ten patients who die each day in ICUs might survive if intensivists were present to manage clinical care and direct treatment plans (Randolph a Pronovost, 2002; Dimick, Pronovost, Heitmiller a Lipsett, 2001; Pronovost, Angus, Dorman, Robinson et al, 2002).Bello, J., Ollendorf, D. A., Oster, G., Ver-Llonch, M., Bellm, L. and Redman, R. ( 2002). Epidemiology and outcomes of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a large U. S. database. Chest, 122, 2115-2121. Berwick, D. M. (2002). A usera#39;s manual foranbsp;...


Title:The Effects of EICURTM Technology on Clinical Outcomes of ICU Patients: Analysis of the Relationship of Patient, Hospital, and Unit Characteristics to Proximal and Distal Outcomes
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