of ICU LoS permits analysis of the entire ICU population without requiring the exclusion of long-stay patients.
is a special type of linear system modeling that is well developed and has had some success in the fields of biomathematics and environmental and chemical engineering.
Omitted are areas such as the immune system, axonal transport, pharmacokinetics, compartmental modeling
, wound healing and tumor modeling.
Weiner graduated from the University of Kentucky with a doctoral degree in mathematical statistics, with emphasis on compartmental modeling
, as well as an M.
Isotope ratios are measured in these samples and used to estimate kinetic values, including calcium absorption, endogenous fecal calcium excretion, and bone calcium deposition rate using a compartmental modeling
(5, 6,12, 13).