Monitoring prognosis in severe traumatic brain injury

AIR (Arne) Maas, Ewout Steyerberg

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The choice of disease-specific versus generic scales is common to many fields of medicine. In the area of traumatic brain injury, evidence is coming forward that disease-specific prognostic models and disease-specific scoring systems are preferable in the intensive care setting. In monitoring prognosis, the use of a calibration belt in validation studies potentially provides accurate and intuitively attractive insight into performance. This approach deserves further empirical evaluation of its added value as well as its limitations.
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JournalCritical Care
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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