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Mortality profile across our Intensive Care Units: A 5-year database report from a Singapore restructured hospital

Shahla Siddiqui

Keywords : Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II, Intensive Care Unit mortality, report

Citation Information : Siddiqui S. Mortality profile across our Intensive Care Units: A 5-year database report from a Singapore restructured hospital. Indian J Crit Care Med 2015; 19 (12):726-727.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.171401

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-12-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Intensive care remains an area of high acuity and high mortality across the globe. With a rapidly aging population, the disease burden requiring intensive care is growing. The cost of critical care also is rising with new technology becoming available rapidly. We present the all-cause mortality results of 5 years database established in a restructured, large public hospital in Singapore, looking at all three types of Intensive Care Units present in our hospital. These include medical, surgical, and coronary care units.


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