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DE, deterioration event; NA, not applicable.
↵a Table displays n (%) for categorical variables, mean (SD) for continuous variables.
↵b P for the comparison of data collected from patients who did and did not experience qualifying deterioration events within 12 h of a nonelective transfer to the PICU.
↵c Aggressive fluid hydration defined as >60 mL/kg fluid bolus given.
↵d Nonparametric Wilcoxon rank-sum test due to skewed distribution.
↵e Fisher’s exact test due to small cell size.
Unadjusted RR of Deterioration Events Associated With Risk Classifications Assigned Before ICU Transfer
AIC, Akaike information criterion; BIC, Bayesian information criterion; CI, confidence interval; RR, relative risk.
Performance Characteristics of PEWS and SSO
↵a Patient is considered to be at risk if either screening tool is positive.
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