Systematic review of paediatric alert criteria for identifying hospitalised children at risk of critical deterioration


Chapman, Susan M., Grocott, Michael P.W. and Franck, Linda S. (2010) Systematic review of paediatric alert criteria for identifying hospitalised children at risk of critical deterioration Intensive Care Medicine, 36, (4), pp. 600-611. (doi:10.1007/s00134-009-1715-x). (PMID:19940976).

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Evidence supporting the validity, reliability and utility of paediatric alert criteria is weak. Studies are needed to determine which physiological parameters or combinations of parameters, best predict serious adverse events. Prospective evaluation of validity, reliability and utility is then needed before widespread adoption into clinical practice can be recommended

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1007/s00134-009-1715-x
ISSNs: 0342-4642 (print)
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Organisations: Human Development & Health
ePrint ID: 348918
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April 2010Published
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2013 09:38
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2017 16:03
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/348918

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