Admission–Discharge Criteria



The advanced life support technology which can be provided in the ICU is intended to provide temporary physiological support for patients with potentially reversible organ failure or dysfunction.1 In general, only patients who have a reasonable prospect of recovery should be treated in the ICU.


Mean Arterial Pressure Hemodynamic Instability Diabetic Ketoacidosis Hemodynamic Monitoring Triage Decision 
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    Guidelines for intensive care unit admission, discharge, and triage. Task Force of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, Society of Critical Care Medicine. Crit Care Med. 1999;27:633–638.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineEastern Virginia Medical SchoolNorfolkUSA

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