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The safety of discharging children directly home from the pediatric intensive care unit: A Canadian population cohort

Principal Investigator(s):

Nadia Roumeliotis


This cohort will use health administrative data from the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) to evaluate the healthcare utilization of children discharged from the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) directly home, compared to propensity match children discharged from the PICU to the ward.

This study is part of the KIDS-DISH program of research.


J Lacroix, K Fiest, O Drouin. G DuPont-Thibodeau, J-S Tremblay-Roy, B Masse, H Stelfox