Scoring systems

During the past 25 years, through the development of scoring systems, various patient characteristics have been recognized as important in increasing the risk of hospital death following intensive care. Such characteristics include increasing chronological age, greater severity of the acute illness, a past medical history of particular severe conditions, having undergone emergency surgery, and the reason for admission to intensive care. Accounting for such patient characteristics or case mix is essential before any comparisons of outcome are possible.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Have You Been Told Over And Over Again That You Snore A Lot, But You Choose To Ignore It? Have you been experiencing lack of sleep at night and find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning to find yourself gasping for air?

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