Incidence of acute respiratory distress syndrome: a comparison of two definitions.

Goh, A.Y. and Chan, P.W. and Lum, L.C. and Roziah, M. (1998) Incidence of acute respiratory distress syndrome: a comparison of two definitions. Archives of disease in childhood, 79 (3). pp. 256-9. ISSN 1468-2044

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Abstract

Both definitions identified similar groups of patients. The incidence in this population was higher than that reported elsewhere, but mortality and cause were similar to those in developed countries. Poor outcome was associated with sepsis, a high admission PRISM score, and simultaneous occurrence of other organ dysfunction.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acute Disease; Child;
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2011 07:43
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2013 06:23
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/378

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