A comparison of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score and the Trauma-Injury Severity Score (TRISS) for outcome assessment in intensive care unit trauma patients.

@article{Wong1996ACO,
  title={A comparison of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score and the Trauma-Injury Severity Score (TRISS) for outcome assessment in intensive care unit trauma patients.},
  author={David Tai Wai Wong and Patrick Barrow and Manuel G{\'o}mez and G P McGuire},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={1642-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the ability of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II) system and Trauma-Injury Severity Scoring (TRISS) system in predicting group mortality in intensive care unit (ICU) trauma patients. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING A Canadian adult trauma tertiary referral hospital. PATIENTS Consecutive trauma patients admitted to the medical-surgical ICU or the neurosurgical ICU. INTERVENTION None. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS For each patient… CONTINUE READING