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dc.titleOutcome of stroke patient requiring ICU admission
dc.contributor.authorLee, K.H.
dc.contributor.authorChan, R.K.T.
dc.contributor.authorChong, P.N.
dc.identifier.citationLee, K.H., Chan, R.K.T., Chong, P.N. (1999). Outcome of stroke patient requiring ICU admission. Critical Care Medicine 27 (1 SUPPL.) : A66-. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.description.abstractIntroduction: Stroke patients that are ventilated in the ICU have a very poor outcome at one year (92% mortality), which appeared to be related to the neurological status (Glasgow Coma Scale Score < 10) at presentation (ICM 1994; 20:32-6.) We sought to examine the outcome (mortality and functional status) of stroke patients with and without ICU admission from our stroke registry. Method: 948 consecutive stroke patients in a single institution were admitted to the stroke registry prospectively and follow-up was performed for 3 years. Stroke types were confirmed with a CT brain scan. The GCS score was recorded on presentation. Survival status and functional status (Rankin score) was evaluated. Results: Patients' characteristics Number of patient Male sex Age in years (mean ± sd.) Median GCS score Stroke type: Infarct ICU patients 108 (11.4%) 61 (56.5%) 58.2 ± 12.6 9 39 (36.1%) Non-ICU pts 840 (88.6%) 418 (49.8%) 65.1 ± 13.8 15 721 (85.8%) Outcome variables Length of hospital stay i day (mean ± sd.) 30-day mortality 1-year mortality Patient with no, or minimum disability at 1 year ICU patients 29.3 ± 47.4 52 (48.1%) 62 (57.4%) 23 (21.3%) Non-ICU pts 15.6 ± 19.2 107 (12.7%) 187 (22.3%) 428 (51.0%) Using a Cox regression model, the most significant predictor of death at 1-year are: GCS score
dc.description.sourcetitleCritical Care Medicine
dc.description.issue1 SUPPL.
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