Mortality risk prediction models: Methods of assessing discrimination and calibration and what they mean
derived to date are not accurate enough to allow reliable prediction of individual patient outcome, and therefore cannot be used as criteria for admission to intensive care. Patients identified as high risk for mortality must be flagged for appropriate intensive intervention and close monitoring in order to reduce the risk of dying due to the current illness.
L J Solomon, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
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Date published: 2022-05-06
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