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1.1 Overview

This User Guide is intended to describe the MIMIC II (Multiparameter Intelligent Monitoring in Intensive Care) database, an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) database which is freely available, together with this guide, from:

This document can be viewed as HTML or downloaded as a PDF from the same location.

The MIMIC II database was collected as part of a Bioengineering Research Partnership (BRP) grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering entitled, ``Integrating Data, Models and Reasoning in Intensive Care'' (RO1-EB001659). The project was established in October 2003 and included an interdisciplinary team from academia (MIT), industry (Philips Medical Systems) and clinical medicine (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center). The objective of the BRP is to develop and evaluate advanced Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patient monitoring systems that will substantially improve the efficiency, accuracy and timeliness of clinical decision making in intensive care.

djscott 2011-09-07