Careful planning and understanding of disease pathophysiology and patient monitoring will result in the avoidance of both disease progression and iatrogenic complications. Working in a comprehensive yet diverse framework, this book explores the intricacies of critical care medicine. It supplies a clear understanding of critical care outcome predictions in medicine, surgery, and trauma. The author presents a survey of prognostication and prediction of clinical outcome in the critically ill. The book gives the reader the statistical tools to develop a careful, comprehensive strategy to care for the critically ill.