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Predicting in-hospital mortality for stroke patients: results differ across severity-measurement methods.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making
Publication Date
Volume
16
Issue
4
Pages
348–356
Identifiers
PMID: 8912296
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Some pairs of severity measures ranked over 60% of patients very differently by predicted probability of death. Studies of severity-adjusted stroke outcomes may produce different results depending on which severity measure is used for risk adjustment.

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