A new Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS II) based on a European/North American multicenter study.

@article{Gall1993ANS,
  title={A new Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS II) based on a European/North American multicenter study.},
  author={J R Le Gall and Stanley Lemeshow and Fabienne Saulnier},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1993},
  volume={270 24},
  pages={2957-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a new Simplified Acute Physiology Score, the SAPS II, from a large sample of surgical and medical patients, and to provide a method to convert the score to a probability of hospital mortality. DESIGN AND SETTING The SAPS II and the probability of hospital mortality were developed and validated using data from consecutive admissions to 137 adult medical and/or surgical intensive care units in 12 countries. PATIENTS The 13,152 patients were randomly divided… CONTINUE READING
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