Eosinopenia as a predictor of unexpected re-admission and mortality after intensive care unit discharge

C.B. Yip, Kwok-ming Ho

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Abstract

Predicting unexpected intensive care unit (ICU) re-admission and mortality after critical illness is difficult. This study assessed the associations between eosinopenia on the day of ICU discharge and outcomes after critical illness. This retrospective cohort study involved a total of 1446 critically ill patients who survived their first ICU admission between January 2009 and March 2010 in a multidisciplinary ICU in Western Australia. Eosinopenia was defined as eosinophil count
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-241
JournalAnaesthesia and Intensive Care
Volume41
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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