This dataset was used in the book: Secondary Analysis of Electronic Health Records, published by Springer in 2016. In particular, the dataset was used throughout Chapter 5 (Data Analysis) by Raffa J. et al. to investigate the effectiveness of indwelling arterial catheters in hemodynamically stable patients with respiratory failure for mortality outcomes. This dataset contains clinical data for 1,776 patients from the Multi Parameter Intelligent Monitoring of Intensive Care (MIMIC-II) database, and was the basis for the article:
We refer you to the article for details about the motivation behind this research.
The MIMIC-II database (version 2.4) is described in:
When referencing this material, please cite the book and articles listed above, and also include the standard citation for PhysioNet:
The dataset (in file 'full_cohort_data.csv') includes a header with descriptive variable names.
day_28_flg` was the main outcome of interest, while '
the primary covariate of interest. There is a data dictionary (in file 'data_dictionary.txt') which
gives more descriptive information about the variables.
For extraction information, see the GitHub repository:
This dataset does not include any waveform data.