Improved ICU care may be behind lower mortality rates

02/17/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

Improvements in quality of care may be a reason for declining in-hospital mortality rates for patients admitted to an ICU, Cerner Corp. researchers reported at SCCM's annual meeting. The study of 23 diagnoses with mortality rates above 10% found in-hospital deaths declined in 22 of the areas and by more than 40% in 10 of them.

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