Can J Anesth/J Can Anesth (2018) 65:985–995 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12630-018-1159-2 REPORTS O F O RIGINAL I NVES TIGATIONS Long-term survival and resource use in critically ill cardiac surgery patients: a population-based study Survie a long terme et utilisation des ressources par les patients ´ ´ ´ chirurgicaux cardiaques dans un etat critique : une etude basee sur la population . . Daniel I. McIsaac, MD, MPH, FRCPC Bernard McDonald, MD, PhD, FRCPC Coralie A. Wong, MSc Carl van Walraven, MD, MSc, FRCPC Received: 30 October 2017 / Revised: 24 March 2018 / Accepted: 28 March 2018 / Published online: 1 June 2018 Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society 2018 Abstract surgery patients. Validated methods were used to measure Purpose Most cardiac surgery patients recover well; a postoperative intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay substantial minority become critically ill after surgery. The (LOS). We categorized patients into short (0-2 day), epidemiology of critical illness after cardiac surgery is moderate (3-9 day), and long (10? day) ICU LOS poorly described. We measured the association of groups. The adjusted associations of ICU LOS with one- prolonged critical illness with long-term survival and year survival (primary outcome) and costs, hospital resource use after cardiac surgery. readmissions, and
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2018
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