Linking Big Data and Prediction Strategies

Shiming Yang, Lynn G. Stansbury, Peter Rock, Thomas Scalea, Peter F. Hu
2019 Critical Care Medicine  
Modern critical care amasses unprecedented amounts of clinical data-so called "big data"-on a minute-by-minute basis. Innovative processing of these data has the potential to revolutionize clinical prognostics and decision support in the care of the critically ill but also forces clinicians to depend on new and complex tools of which they may have limited understanding and over which they have little control. This concise review aims to provide bedside clinicians with ways to think about common
more » ... methods being used to extract information from clinical big datasets and to judge the quality and utility of that information.
doi:10.1097/ccm.0000000000003739 pmid:30920408 fatcat:vtrs5ygsgba7djksymj6x77pyq