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Variation in duration of respiratory support among Australian and New Zealand pediatric intensive care units

Straney, Lahn D; Clements, Archie; Alexander, J; Slater, A

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Objective: To test if there was significant variation of mean adjusted duration of respiratory support (RS) at the site level among Australian and New Zealand pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) and to determine whether the pattern of variation differed from the site-level pattern of variation in length of stay (LoS). Design: Separate outcome prediction models for estimating PICU LoS and duration of RS were constructed, using patient data collected between 2002 and 2007. Gamma regression was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74390
Source: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
DOI: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181dbe90a

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