How well can doctors and nurses really predict the outcomes of their ICU patients? In this episode, Scott Halpern from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine, discusses how he and his colleagues explored the accuracy of ICU physicians and nurses in predicting the health outcomes of their patients. Their work is details in his open-access article “Discriminative Accuracy of Physician and Nurse Predictions for Survival and Functional Outcomes 6 Months After an ICU Admission,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in May 2017.
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Hosts / Producers
Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins
How to Cite
Leigh, D., Watkins, R., & Halpern, S.. (2017, August 9). Parsing Science – Accuracy of Health Outcome Predictions. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5907412.v2
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