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Comparison of three different methods for risk adjustment in neonatal medicine

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Adams, Mark
Braun, Julia
Bucher, Hans Ulrich
Puhan, Milo Alan
Bassler, Dirk
Von Wyl, Viktor
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Published in BMC Pediatrics. 2017, vol. 17, no. 1, p. 106
Abstract Quality improvement in health care requires identification of areas in need of improvement by comparing processes and patient outcomes within and between health care providers. It is critical to adjust for different case-mix and outcome risks of patient populations but it is currently unclear which approach has higher validity and how limitations need to be dealt with. Our aim was to compare 3 approaches towards risk adjustment for 7 different major quality indicators in neonatal intensive care (21 models).
Keywords Area Under CurveFemaleHumansInfantNewbornIntensive CareNeonatal/standardsLogistic ModelsMaleNeonatology/standardsQuality Improvement/standardsReproducibility of ResultsRisk Adjustment/methods/standards
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PMID: 28415984
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Research group Réanimation néonatale en salle d'accouchement (696)
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ADAMS, Mark et al. Comparison of three different methods for risk adjustment in neonatal medicine. In: BMC Pediatrics, 2017, vol. 17, n° 1, p. 106. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:107926

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