Search Tag: Prediction

IMAGING Management

MRI and Radiomics Predict 10-Year Breast Cancer Recurrence

2020 22 Jan

Breast cancer is complex for clinicians to diagnose owing to how greatly cells within one tumour can vary. This complexity and challenge is highlighted by the fact that a biopsy only targets a sample of cells.   You might also like: Radiomics Model Betters Radiologistsin Lesions Categorisation A new study from Penn Medicine addresses... Read more

ICU Management

Machine-Learning-Based Prediction Models for AKI

2019 23 Aug

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common occurrence for critically ill patients in the ICU, and its early diagnosis has proven to be challenging. The accuracy of the online, machine-learning-based prediction model, AKIpredictor , was analysed for its use in a clinical setting.   The study, which took place over five ICUs in Belgium, compared the predictions... Read more

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7 Variables Predict ICU Readmission: New Tool

2016 20 Oct

A simple and easy to use nomogram can predict the likelihood of readmission to surgical intensive care using just 7 common variables already collected for critical care patients, according to research presented at the 2016 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. Luke A. Martin, MD, a general surgery research resident and the study’s... Read more

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New ICU Mortality Prediction Model for Low-Income Countries

2016 22 Jun

A model to predict ICU mortality has been designed for use in low-income countries. The development team say that its use of a few easily collected variables  make it suitable for use in sites that care for critically ill patients in low-income countries. This is the first time since 1989 that a model has been developed or validated in a low-income... Read more

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The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'

2016 30 May

Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the recent boom of Big Data analytics in healthcare affords unprecedented opportunities for developing new prediction scores for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) and beyond. Based on a review of scientific literature reports, however, Big Data science has added no new scores... Read more