Top 100 ICU Papers – Organisational Issues


National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death
Trauma: Who cares?
NCEPOD 2007 Report

Who came up with that title?!
NCEPOD downloads

Levy MM, Rapoport J, Lemeshow S, Chalfin DB, Phillips G, Danis M.
Association between critical care physician management and patient mortality in the intensive care unit.
Annals of Internal Medicine 2008; 148: 801-9
Shock, horror and endless correspondence – “They must have missed something!”
PubMed Abstract            AIM Full Text

Winters BD, Pham JC, Hunt EA, Guallar E, Berenholtz S, Pronovost PJ.
Rapid response systems: a systematic review.
Critical Care Medicine 2007; 35: 1238-43
METs: do they work or don’t they?
PubMed Abstract

Harrison DA, Brady AR, Rowan K.
Case mix, outcome and length of stay for admissions to adult, general critical care units in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre Case Mix Programme Database.
Critical Care 2004; 8: R99-111
Every British intensivist should know something about ICNARC! OK, maybe not the Scots……..
PubMed Abstract            Critical Care Full Text

Priestap FA, Martin CM.
Impact of intensive care unit discharge time on patient outcome.
Critical Care Medicine 2006; 34: 2946-51
Worried about pushing patients out at night to make beds? Well, you should………
PubMed Abstract

Taylor B, Kemp V, Goldhill D, Waldmann C
Critical care contingency planning: phased responses and triaging framework.
Journal of the Intensive Care Society 2008: 9: 16-19
How will your ICU respond when the flu pandemic hits?
JICS Full Text

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