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Logistic risk model for prolonged ventilation after adult cardiac surgery.

Authors
  • Reddy, Shekar L C
  • Grayson, Antony D
  • Griffiths, Elaine M
  • Pullan, D Mark
  • Rashid, Abbas
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2007
Volume
84
Issue
2
Pages
528–536
Identifiers
PMID: 17643630
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We developed a contemporaneous multivariate prediction model for prolonged ventilation after cardiac surgery. This tool can be used in day-to-day practice to calculate patient-specific risk by the logistic equation or a simple scoring system with an equivalent predicted risk.

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