Mortality in Paediatric Intensive Care

Overview

Mortality of paediatric patients in intensive care can be considered as on of the parameters of quality of care. Together with the advance in research and medicine there should be a trend towards mortality reduction, however actual data in Czech Republic are not well documented. The aim of this retrospective cohort trial was to evaluate the mortality of paediatric intensive care patients admitted to Department of paediatric anaesthesiology and intensive care between two periods 2008-2012 and 2013 and 2017

Full Title of Study: “Mortality in Tertiary Paediatric Critical Care Centre 2008-2012 Versus 2013-2017: Retrospective Cohort Trial”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Retrospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: December 31, 2021

Detailed Description

Mortality of paediatric patients in intensive care can be considered as on of the parameters of quality of care. Together with the advance in research and medicine there should be a trend towards mortality reduction, however actual data in Czech Republic are not well documented. The aim of this retrospective cohort trial was to evaluate the mortality of paediatric intensive care patients admitted to Department of paediatric anaesthesiology and intensive care between two periods 2008-2012 and 2013 and 2017. The patients records was retrospectively searched and the mortality was adjusted according to the primary admission diagnosis.

Interventions

  • Other: Mortality
    • Patients who died during PICU stay

Arms, Groups and Cohorts

  • Paediatric patients 2008-2012
    • Paediatric patients admitted to intensive care in 2008-2012 who died during PICU stay
  • Paediatric patients 2013-2017
    • Paediatric patients admitted to intensive care in 2013-2017 who died during PICU stay

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Paediatric intesive care unit mortality
    • Time Frame: During Paediatric intesive care unit (PICU) stay Paediatric patients admitted to the intensive care in selected period (2008-2012. versus 2013-2017)
    • Mortality of paediatric patients in selected period in intensive care

Secondary Measures

  • Paediatric intesive care unit adjusted mortality
    • Time Frame: During Paediatric intesive care unit (PICU) stay Paediatric patients admitted to the intensive care in selected period (2008-2012. versus 2013-2017)
    • Mortality of paediatric patients in selected period in intensive care according to the admission diagnose and severity of disease

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Pediatric patients admitted to intensive care in selected time period Exclusion Criteria:

  • Insufficient documentation

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: N/A

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Brno University Hospital
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Petr Štourač, MD, assoc.prof.MD,Ph.D – Brno University Hospital
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Petr Štourač, assoc.Prof.MD.Ph.D, Study Chair, University Hospital Brno
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Jozef Klučka, MD, 532234696, Klucka.Jozef@fnbrno.cz

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