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Preliminary studies in the identification of cardiac status in a cardiac surgical intensive therapy unit.

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Sets of the most commonly monitored cardiovascular data have been collected retrospectively in four categories of patients following cardiac surgery: survivors and non-survivors with and without inotropic support. A data set was recorded in the surviving categories when the patient had achieved an optimum cardiovascular state, and in the nonsurviving categories 2 h before death. Three statistical methods of discriminating between the categories are compared. The best discriminants of cardiovascular status are peripheral skin temperature, mean arterial blood pressure, and urine output; there is little to be gained by using more than three variables. A method is suggested of reducing the relevant information in cardiovascular data to a single variable which can be used to predict future status.

Publication Date


  • 1984

Citation


  • Crew, A. D., Stoodley, K. D., Naghdy, F., & Unsworth, G. D. (1984). Preliminary studies in the identification of cardiac status in a cardiac surgical intensive therapy unit.. Intensive care medicine, 10(2), 71-78. doi:10.1007/bf00297561

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 71

End Page


  • 78

Volume


  • 10

Issue


  • 2

Abstract


  • Sets of the most commonly monitored cardiovascular data have been collected retrospectively in four categories of patients following cardiac surgery: survivors and non-survivors with and without inotropic support. A data set was recorded in the surviving categories when the patient had achieved an optimum cardiovascular state, and in the nonsurviving categories 2 h before death. Three statistical methods of discriminating between the categories are compared. The best discriminants of cardiovascular status are peripheral skin temperature, mean arterial blood pressure, and urine output; there is little to be gained by using more than three variables. A method is suggested of reducing the relevant information in cardiovascular data to a single variable which can be used to predict future status.

Publication Date


  • 1984

Citation


  • Crew, A. D., Stoodley, K. D., Naghdy, F., & Unsworth, G. D. (1984). Preliminary studies in the identification of cardiac status in a cardiac surgical intensive therapy unit.. Intensive care medicine, 10(2), 71-78. doi:10.1007/bf00297561

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 71

End Page


  • 78

Volume


  • 10

Issue


  • 2