Application of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score to patients with cancer admitted to the intensive care unit.

@article{amendysSilva2009ApplicationOT,
  title={Application of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score to patients with cancer admitted to the intensive care unit.},
  author={Silvio A {\~N}amendys-Silva and Julia Texcocano-Becerra and {\'a}ngel HeRReRa-g{\'o}mez},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={341-6}
}
The aim of the current study was to describe the utility of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score in assessing the severity of organ dysfunction in patients with cancer before admission to the intensive care unit. This was a prospective cohort study performed from January to October 2007. The Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score was recorded before admission to intensive care unit. Two hundred patients were included. The Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score of patients having… CONTINUE READING

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