Auditing Neonatal Intensive Care: Is PREM a Good Alternative to CRIB for Mortality Risk Adjustment in Premature Infants?
作者: Kilian GuentherWerner VachWalter KachelIngo BruderRoland Hentschel
刊名: Neonatology, 2015, Vol.108 (3), pp.172-178
来源数据库: ProQuest Journal
原始语种摘要: Background: Comparing outcomes at different neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) requires adjustment for intrinsic risk. The Clinical Risk Index for Babies (CRIB) is a widely used risk model, but it has been criticized for being affected by therapeutic decisions. The Prematurity Risk Evaluation Measure (PREM) is not supposed to be prone to treatment bias, but has not yet been validated. Objectives: We aimed to validate the PREM, compare its accuracy to that of the original and modified versions of the CRIB and CRIB-II, and examine the congruence of risk categorization. Methods: Very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants with a gestational age (GA) <33 weeks, who were admitted to NICUs in Baden-Württemberg from 2003 to 2008, were identified from the German neonatal quality assurance program....
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影响因子:2.573 (2012)

  • treatment 处理
  • categorization 归类
  • excess 超量
  • oxygen 
  • modified 改进
  • higher 
  • weight 
  • quality 品质
  • adjustment 
  • neonatal 新生儿的