- Sampling rate causes bias in APACHE II and SAPS II scoresM Suistomaa
Critical Care Research Programme, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
Intensive Care Med 26:1773-8. 2000..To study the effect of sampling rate of laboratory and haemodynamic data on severity scorings and predicted risk of hospital death...
- Customized prediction models based on APACHE II and SAPS II scores in patients with prolonged length of stay in the ICUM Suistomaa
Mikkeli Central Hospital, Finland
Intensive Care Med 28:479-85. 2002..To study customized APACHE II and SAPS II models in predicting hospital death in patients with a prolonged length of stay in the ICU...
- Resolution and outcome of acute circulatory failure does not correlate with hemodynamicsMatti Suistomaa
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
Crit Care 7:R52. 2003..We studied the associations between resolution of ACF and hemodynamics in the early (< 24 hours) phase of intensive care unit care and their relation to TMS and mortality...
- Practical sources of error in measuring pulmonary artery occlusion pressure: a study in participants of a special intensivist training program of The Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (SSAI)I Parviainen
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:600-3. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: Measurement of the PAOP is susceptible to substantial error as a result of practical mistakes. Comparison of results between ICUs or practitioners is therefore not possible...