Prediction Models for Prolonged Intensive Care Unit Stay after Cardiac Surgery: Systematic Review and Validation Study

Authors Roelof Ettema , Cor Kalkman , Karel Moons , Arno Nierich , Marieke Schuurmans , Linda Peelen
Published in Circulation
Publication date 17 August 2010
Research groups Proactive care for elderly people living at home
Type Article


Several models have been developed to predict prolonged stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) after cardiac surgery. However, no extensive quantitative validation of these models has yet been conducted. This study sought to identify and validate existing prediction models for prolonged ICU length of stay after cardiac surgery.


Language English
Published in Circulation
Year and volume 122 7
Key words hart- en vaatziekten, Complicaties, epidemiologie, risicofactoren
Page range 682-689

Roelof Ettema

Roelof Ettema | Researcher | Methodology of Practice-Based Research | Chronic Diseases

Roelof Ettema

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