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Table 3 Description of study quality

From: A systematic review of tools for predicting severe adverse events following patient discharge from intensive care units

Study Year Cohort timing ICU
#
Ethics approval
reported
Follow-up complete Demographics described DNR Patients included Comorbidities assessed Type of analysis SOI score used Eligibility criteria mentioned Power calculated a priori Study duration justified Limitations discussed
Gajic 2008 Prospective 1 Yes Yes Yes No No Multivariate Yes Yes No No Yes
Frost 2010 Retrospective 1 Yes Yes Yes No Yes Multivariate Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Reini 2012 Prospective 1 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Multivariate Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Badawi 2012 Retrospective 219 Yes Yes Yes No No Multivariate Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Daly 2001 Retrospective 20 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Multivariate Yes Yes No No No
Fernandez 2006 Prospective 1 No Yes No Yes Yes Multivariate Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Fernandez 2010 Prospective 31 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Multivariate Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Ouanes 2011 Retrospective 4 Yes Yes Yes No Yes Multivariate Yes Yes No Yes Yes
  1. DNR, Do Not Resuscitate; ICU, Intensive Care unit; SOI, Severity of Illness