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Algorithm Uses Individual Medical History to Predict Patient’s Chance of Survival in ICU
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Critical Care Physicians, General Medical Professionals, Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals
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Researchers in Denmark have developed a new algorithm that predicts an individual patient’s risk of mortality in the ICU. Their work, recently published in the journal Digital Health, demonstrates that the algorithm outperforms current non-computational methods of estimating mortality. Algorithms of this nature can help direct resources where they are needed most to best improve patient outcomes, and help catch problems early.
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