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Update on the Pediatric Index of Mortality

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Tony Slater


Dr. Slater is the director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. He will discuss the research and development of three generations of the Pediatric Index of Mortality (PIM). Dr. Slater also touches on the importance of scoring acuity in order to improve quality of care within the ICU.

Initial publication: June 24, 2014.

Most recent peer-review: March 2, 2015.


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Topics: Quality Improvement Critical Care